Editor: V. Dimov, M.D., Assistant Professor at the University of Chicago
When to Use Xolair (Omalizumab) in Asthma?
A female with asthma and allergic rhinitis who is trying to become pregnant: what medication changes may be needed?
Treatment Devices for an Asthma and Allergic Rhinitis Patient with Arthritis and Stroke
A Boy with Moderate Asthma with Poor Response to Therapy. What to Do?
More than a "runny nose" - allergic rhinitis and asthma
Steroid inhaler induced laryngitis
Anaphylactic Reaction to Omalizumab (Xolair) in a Patient with Severe Asthma
Cyclosporine Use in Severe Steroid-dependent Asthma
Vocal cord dysfunction masquerading as "asthma" for 20 years
Asthma exacerbation with carbon dioxide retention
Pneumonia and Effusions
Pneumonia and Metabolic Acidosis in a 35-kilogram Man
Hemoptysis in a Patient with Lingular Pneumonia
Massive Left-Sided Pleural Effusion
Hepatic Hydrothorax – An Uncommon Complication Of Cirrhosis
COPD and Other Chronic Lung Diseases
COPD vs. CHF Exacerbation
Polycythemia due to COPD and Smoking
Early Asbestosis in a Retired Pipe Fitter
Pneumoconiosis or Sarcoidosis? Or Both?
Non-Functioning Pituitary Adenoma In A Patient With Multiorgan Involvement Sarcoidosis
Amiodarone-Induced Pulmonary Toxicity
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), sleep study and continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine settings
Bariatric Surgery Patient After the Roux-En-Y Operation
Acrocyanosis in Pickwickian Syndrome
Pulmonary Embolism and Thoracic Aorta Dissection
Hampton Hump in Pulmonary Embolism
A classic respiratory case. Life in the Fast Lane.
Lung Cancer Presenting with Shortness of Breath for 2 Months and Hemoptysis
Bronchoalveolar Cell Carcinoma
Lung Cancer Presenting with RML Mass
Finger Clubbing due to Lung Cancer
Pneumothorax after Central Line Placement
Spontaneous Primary Pneumothorax
Sarcoidosis Patient with Hemoptysis due to Aspergillosis
Critical Care Medicine
ARDS after Full Arrest due to Cocaine
Atelectasis due to Hypoventilation and Mucus Plug
Right lung collapse in a ventilated patient due to mucus plug
Weaning and Extubation Criteria in Septic Shock and Respiratory Failure
Respiratory Alkalosis in a Ventilated Patient, Lines and Tubes on CXR
Complications of Central Line Placement - Pneumothorax, AFib, etc.
Salicylate Toxicity presenting with Weakness and Slurred Speech
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning due to a Suicide Attempt
Lactic Acidosis due to Metformin Overdose
Respiratory Failure due to Inpatient Treatment with Narcotics for Chronic Pain
Respiratory Depression due to BDZ Overdose in a COPD Patient
Respiratory Failure due to Opioid and Benzodiazepine Overdose
Images in Clinical Medicine
Critical Care Cases by the American Thoracic Society.
Kartagener's syndrome. Clinical Picture, The Lancet, Volume 373, Issue 9679, Page 1973, 6 June 2009.
Is It Asthma or Allergies? An Interactive Case. Medscape, June 5, 2007.
Pulmonary Roundtable.blogspot. Interesting or befuddling cases related to pulmonary medicine.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). AllergyCases.org.
Desperate to Cry, Desperate Not To. NYTimes.
APDIM E-Learning Task Force: Cardiac Auscultation, Chest X-Rays, Electrocardiograms, Patient Images (Dermatology), Pulmonary Function Tests, 2009.
Cleveland Clinics shares their Algorithms for Medical Intensive Care Unit (ICU)