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News: Articles from our Partners at Consultant 360 August 2016

Respiratory Disease Articles from our Partners at Consultant 360

Sodium Deficiency Worsens Outcomes in COPD Patients

http://www.consultant360.com/exclusives/sodium-deficiency-worsens-outcomes-copd-patients

In a study that spanned 45 years, researchers investigated the predictive power of aerobic capacity for mortality risk in middle-aged men.

New Guidelines for Antibiotic Treatment of Pneumonia

http://www.consultant360.com/exclusives/new-guidelines-antibiotic-treatment-pneumonia

A recent study evaluated the association between smoking and risk of subarachnoid hemorrhage and the differences in risk in men and women.

Are Opioids Safe for COPD Patients?

http://www.consultant360.com/exclusives/are-opioids-safe-copd-patients

A recent study evaluated the association between opioid use and the risk of adverse outcomes, including mortality, among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Heavy Smoking Linked to Higher Risk of Brain Bleed

http://www.consultant360.com/exclusives/heavy-smoking-linked-higher-risk-brain-bleed

The Infectious Diseases Society of America and the American Thoracic Society have released new clinical practice guidelines for diagnosing and treating hospital-acquired pneumonia and ventilator-associated pneumonia.

Fitness Is Second Only to Smoking As Predictor of Mortality

http://www.consultant360.com/exclusives/fitness-second-only-smoking-predictor-mortality-0

A new study examined the frequency of hyponatremia in patients hospitalized for an exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and its impact on mortality and morbidity.