Serial peak flow measurements
Drugs thought to be useful in IPF
Pirfenidone and nintendanib (intracellular tyrosine kinase inhibitor)
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
Macrolide and second line levofloxacin
Treatment algorithm Ptx
How does immunoglobulin IgG1 deficiency present?
Poor prognosis in PPH
NT-BNP raised as well as development of AF
KCO in pulmonary fibrosis
What is erythem gyratum repens?
Rash seen in bronchial carcinoma - erytheatous scalin rash over the abdomen witha wood grain appearance.
PCP classical radiological featrues
Tx of aspergilloma
Sx of histoplasmosis
Sx of histiocytosis X
When is pseudomonal peumonia common?
LEgionella pneumonia tx
if pen allergic ciprofloxacin
Minimum acceptable criteria prior to pneumonectomy
vigorous IgE response to aspergillus, positive skinprick test to aspergillus and flitting consolidation on CXR