Clinical Reviews & Editorials more

  • Investigations and management of chronic cough: A 2020 update from the ERS Chronic Cough Task Force
    Investigations and management of chronic cough: A 2020 update from the ERS Chronic Cough Task Force
    Chronic cough is a common condition that affects 7% to 11% of adults worldwide and accounts for a major burden of primary care visits in both developed and developing countries. The purpose of this review was to highlight the key messages on the management of chronic cough from the task force commissioned by the European Respiratory Society.
  • Human-important outcomes and EBM during the COVID-19 pandemic
    Human-important outcomes and EBM during the COVID-19 pandemic
    The pandemic brought with it an entire new realm of human suffering that is only indirectly related to disease itself—it relates to the societies’ ways of dealing with the illness. We propose that when making decisions about health-care interventions during this and during future pandemics, those “human-important outcomes” are carefully considered.

Publications of the Week more

  • Publications of the Week, November 23
    Publications of the Week, November 23
    A digest of noteworthy publications curated by editors from McMaster University. This week’s focus: major GI bleeding in elderly individuals taking aspirin.
  • Publications of the Week, November 9
    Publications of the Week, November 9
    A digest of noteworthy publications curated by editors from McMaster University. This week’s focus: criteria for the clinical diagnosis of brain death (part 2).

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