With vaping-related public health concerns mounting, Cleveland Clinic physicians share a case and proven avenues to cessation.
This patient’s case highlights the unique challenges refugees can face in maintaining pulmonary health and receiving quality care for pulmonary issues caused by sociopolitical crises.
Based on our experience at Cleveland Clinic, we favor centralized management of screening decisions in our health system, detailed and thorough shared decision-making visits with one-year follow up and concrete plans for managing incidental findings.
The first reported use of tissue plasminogen activator to treat a pregnant patient for a complicated parapneumonic pleural effusion has a successful outcome.
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The low-dose chest CT scan used for lung cancer screening frequently demonstrates incidental findings in the anatomic structures imaged from the neck to the upper abdomen. This study describes the frequency of incidental findings and their clinical and financial downstream effects.