The related death toll has also risen by three during the past week, to 37 fatalities.
Related death toll has also risen to 34 fatalities, spread across 24 states
Use of home oxygen is associated with reduced physical function in patients with either COPD or idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also reports 12 confirmed deaths in 10 states.
The researchers found that 12% of infants in the high-flow group received escalation of care due to treatment failure versus 23% in the standard-therapy group.
Routine use of supplemental oxygen does not reduce one-year all-cause mortality versus ambient air
Researchers find oxygen therapy does not improve quality of life, forestall hospitalization, lengthen lives
Narrow-spectrum antibiotics, which are recommended as first-line therapy for children hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), show similar outcomes compared with broad-spectrum antibiotics.
The top five pulmonology-related issues that physicians and patients should question have been released by the American College of Chest Physicians and American Thoracic Society (ATS) as part of the Choosing Wisely campaign.
For patients with severe influenza, double-dose oseltamivir has no benefit over standard-dose treatment.