Respiratory Tract Disorders
An Introduction to Respiratory Tract Disorders
Respiratory Tract Disorders affect many people globally, including 235 million with asthma and 64 million with COPD. Treatment advances over the past two decades have improved the quality of life and life expectancy of patients with diseases such as COPD and asthma, but further research into novel treatments is a large area of unmet need.
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Aging and Respiratory Diseases
US Respiratory and Pulmonary Diseases. 2020;5(1):33-7 DOI: https://doi.org/10.17925/USPRD.2020.5.1.33
As our ability to treat and manage chronic medical conditions improves, we will see a greater number of our patients manifesting physiologic as well as pathologic changes associated with aging. The objective of this article is to provide a brief overview of physiologic changes seen in the respiratory system with aging, and to discuss commonly […]
Respiratory Syncytial Virus – the Quest for Effective Prevention
Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is an RNA virus that causes lung and respiratory tract infections. It is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality, and is the second largest cause of death in children under 1 year of age. In 2017, it was estimated that RSV causes around 33.1 million episodes, 3.2 million hospital admissions, […]
Letter from the Editor
European Respiratory and Pulmonary Diseases, 2015;1(1):13 DOI: //doi.org/10.17925/ERPD.2015.01.01.13
Dear Colleague It is a privilege and a pleasure to welcome you to European Respiratory and Pulmonary Diseases. This new journal is an annual publication that aims to publish unbiased, balanced reviews, case reports, practice guides, theoretical discussions and original research on topics of interest to the respiratory community. Our reviews are written by worldrenowned […]
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