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Vaccination programs focusing on elderly patients may require supplemental strategies focused on vaccinating children and other high-risk populations to effectively reduce morbidity and mortality, the authors wrote.
A 26-year-old man is evaluated during a follow-up visit after presenting to an urgent care clinic for back pain 1 week ago. Laboratory studies at that time were significant for a serum creatinine level of 1.4 mg/dL (123.8 µmol/L); other laboratory studies, including urinalysis, were normal. Following a physical exam, what is the most appropriate management?
No tests, medications recommended for acute cough with suspected acute bronchitis in immunocompetent adults
Antibiotic therapy may be considered if acute bronchitis worsens and a complicating bacterial infection is thought to be likely, according to the CHEST Expert Cough Panel.
Denitza Blagev, MD, addresses recommendations for lung cancer screening as well as some of the terms used by pulmonologists and radiologists.