About the Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS) The Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS) is an organisation comprised of the world's leading international respiratory societies working together to improve lung health globally: American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST), American Thoracic Society (ATS), Asian Pacific Society of Respirology
(APSR), Asociacion Latino Americana De Torax (ALAT), European Respiratory Society (ERS), International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases (The Union), Pan African Thoracic Society (PATS), Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA), and the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD).
In the study published in the journal of Respirology
, researchers studied 2087 older Australians with 22 years of follow-up, shortness of breath predicted a shorter life expectancy irrespective of smoking status.
Luke Janssen is a professor in the Division of Respirology
, Department of Medicine at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario.
1 in Respirology
suggests one of the ways OSA increases cardiovascular risk is by negatively impacting blood lipid levels.
Division of Respirology
, Neurology and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, Japan
FRIDAY, March 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Childhood measles infection appears to compound the associations between smoking, current asthma, and post-bronchodilator airflow obstruction, according to a study published online March 20 in Respirology
(4) Division of Respirology
, Critical Careand Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
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Thomas, "Subcutaneous emphysema associated with chest tube drainage," Respirology
Castillo et al., "Diagnostic yield of transbronchial cryobiopsy in interstitial lung disease: a randomized trial," Respirology
Colt, "Rigid and semirigid pleuroscopy: the future is bright," Respirology