Author | Sameep Sehgal, MD

Articles

Multidisciplinary Asthma Care: It Takes a Village

October 29, 2015

Effective asthma care requires attention to comorbidities, complications, and human characteristics of each patient. Speakers at CHEST 2015 described "the village."

Safety of COPD Medications: Current Evidence

October 28, 2015

COPD is one of the primary lung diseases seen in primary care. A CHEST 2015 panel session reinforced that treatment is often a risk/benefit balance.

FeNO: An Adjunct for Asthma Management in Primary Care?

October 26, 2015

Study results revealed at CHEST 2015 showed use of FeNO to assess inflammation led family physicians to change steroid dose in 50% of asthma patients.

Asthma-COPD Overlap Syndrome: Sharpen Suspicion in Primary Care

October 26, 2015

ACOS is often first suspected in the primary care setting. Experts at CHEST 2015 reviewed the syndrome, who is at risk, and treatment challenges.