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News: Articles from our Partners at Consultant 360 May 2019

New Respiratory Disease Articles from our Partners at Consultant 360

ATS: Summary of Guidelines on Weight Management in OSA

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The American Thoracic Society recently published new guidelines on weight management for the treatment of adult obstructive sleep apnea. Now, a new panel of experts created a summary of the guidelines for clinicians.

Thomas Bauer II, MD: Take a Multidisciplinary Approach to Managing Lung Cancer

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During this keynote session at the American Lung Association’s LUNGFORCE Expo, Dr Thomas Bauer II explained who is included in his multidisciplinary team, how this team works together to manage patients with lung cancer, and more.

Lily Higgins, MD: Treating Asthma Beyond the Guidelines

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What challenges do you see with your asthma patients? This was the subject of Dr Lily Higgins’ session at the American Lung Association’s LUNGFORCE Expo 2019. See what challenges were discussed here.

Andrew Berman, MD: Comprehensive Care for Patients With COPD

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COPD affects more than 16 million Americans. During his session at the American Lung Association’s LUNGFORCE Expo, Andrew Berman, MD, discussed pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic therapy options for patients with COPD, and made note of the comorbid conditions commonly associated with this condition.

Cannabis Use in Adolescence Linked With Depression, Suicidality

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Although many studies have examined the effects of cannabis use during adolescence on development of psychosis, little is known about its effects on mood and suicidality in young adulthood, according to the study authors.