Tag: chest xray

Things Pediatric Hospitalists Do for No Reason

Converge 2021 session High Value Care in Pediatrics – Things We Do for No Reason Presenter Ricardo Quinonez, MD, FAAP, FHM Session summary Ricardo Quinonez,...

Invasive Tests Prompted by Cancer Screening Show High Real-World Complication Rate

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – In real-world circumstances, procedures such as biopsy indicated by lung-cancer screening with low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) may not go quite...

Many With Vaping Lung Injury May Have Lingering Symptoms

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Most patients who develop e-cigarette, or vaping, product use-associated lung injury (EVALI) are young white males, and nearly all admit...

Lung Ultrasound Beats Chest X-Ray for COVID-19 Diagnosis

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Point-of-care lung ultrasound is better than chest x-ray for diagnosis of...

Surveillance After CRC Resection Does Not Improve Survival

Intensive surveillance with carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) testing and CT scans after colorectal cancer resection did not improve recurrence-free or overall survival when compared with standard...

First Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 Reinfections in US

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A 25-year-old man from Nevada and a 42-year-old man in Virginia...

HFNC More Comfortable for Posthypercapnic Patients With COPD

Following invasive ventilation for severe hypercapnic respiratory failure, patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease had similar levels of treatment failure if they received high-flow nasal...

‘Sweet Spot’ for Antibody Tests is 3 to 4 Weeks Postexposure

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) is recommending against testing...

Lung Rehab Needed After COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. If one word describes Eladio (“Lad”) Braganza, age 77, it’s “tenacious.”...

Yale Health System Keeps Updating Its COVID-19 Treatment Protocol

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. Hydroxychloroquine is currently first-line, and tocilizumab second-line, for people hospitalized with...

Chest Imaging Guidelines Released for Pediatric COVID-19

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 28, 2020 — Differences are emerging between chest imaging findings in adults and children with COVID-19...

Consensus Statement on Chest Imaging in Patients with COVID-19 (Fleischner Society, 2020)

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 27, 2020 — An multinational consensus statement from the Fleischner Society on the role of chest...

Normal Chest X-ray Doesn’t Rule Out COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. Patients presenting at urgent care centers with symptoms that warrant suspicion...

MD Fraud Charge, Coronavirus Case Estimates

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think...

See Acute Hepatitis? Consider COVID-19, NY Case Suggests

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A woman presented to the emergency department with high liver enzyme...