Dr. James Chmiel shares new developments in drugs to reduce inflammation in the lungs and help prevent lung damage.
Sometimes, being the “squeaky wheel” is the only way to make a positive change.
In the third plenary of NACFC, three guidelines authors announced the publication of guidelines for screening and treating depression and anxiety, and explained how the guidelines were developed. Read on for my thoughts.
Hear from John P. Clancy, M.D., the first plenary speaker at this year's NACFC, about recent advances in personalized medicine, which could allow clinicians to better tailor treatment to the individual with CF.
Before you can walk a mile in a person with CF's shoes, you have to put on a nebulizer.
Connie Richless, an adult CF nurse coordinator, has seen a lot of changes in her past 22 years of working with CF patients.
To aid clinicians, patients, and families in the best use of modulators, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation sponsored the creation of guidelines to inform discussions and support decision-making.
Most newborns in the United States are screened for CF at birth through newborn
Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis is a hypersensitivity lung disease that results from exposure to Aspergillus fumigatus and occurs primarily in people with asthma or with cystic fibrosis. These guidelines were developed via a consensus conference of experts in 2003.
Chronic infection with P. aeruginosa is associated with increased morbidity and mortality. Effective regimens include antibiotic therapy for newly acquired infection and routine surveillance with oropharyngeal cultures.