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Occupational Asthma

Serial peak flow measurements

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Drugs thought to be useful in IPF

Pirfenidone and nintendanib (intracellular tyrosine kinase inhibitor)

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NICE 2020 asthma guidelines

1. SABA reliever 2. Low dose ICS + reliever 3. LTRA + LD ICS + reliever 4. LABA + LD ICS + reliever (consider continuation of LTRA) 5. Maintenance and reliever therapy (MART) - > form of combined ICS and LABA treatment in which a single inhaler, containing both ICS and a fast-acting LABA, is used for both daily maintenance therapy and the relief of symptoms as required. 6. Increase to moderate ICS dose or consider additional drugs

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LEgionnaires disease

Macrolide and second line levofloxacin

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Treatment algorithm Ptx

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How does immunoglobulin IgG1 deficiency present?

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OSA Ix

Polysomnography

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Poor prognosis in PPH

NT-BNP raised as well as development of AF

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KCO in pulmonary fibrosis

Reduced KCO

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What is erythem gyratum repens?

Rash seen in bronchial carcinoma - erytheatous scalin rash over the abdomen witha wood grain appearance.

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PCP classical radiological featrues

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Tx of aspergilloma

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Sx of histoplasmosis

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Sx of histiocytosis X

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When is pseudomonal peumonia common? 

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LEgionella pneumonia tx

1st macrolide

if pen allergic ciprofloxacin

Last rifampicin

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Minimum acceptable criteria prior to pneumonectomy

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ABPA presentation

vigorous IgE response to aspergillus, positive skinprick test to aspergillus and flitting consolidation on CXR