Pulmonary Exacerbations and the Microbiology of the CF Lung

Volume 6, Issue 4.

Our guest author is John J. LiPuma from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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Agents for the management of Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection

Volume 5, Issue 14.

In this issue we are joined by Dr. Shawn Aaron of University of Ottawa in Ontario, Canada. Dr. Aaron will discuss infection in patients with optimal therapy of chronic Pseudomonas aeruginosa cystic fibrosis, describe the pathophysiology of pulmonary exacerbations associated with Pseudomonas infection in patients with cystic fibrosis, and evaluate the optimal choice of antibiotics to treat Pseudomonas-associated pulmonary exacerbations in patients with cystic fibrosis.

Optimizing Nutrition in Individuals with Cystic Fibrosis

Volume 5, Issue 8.

In this issue of eCysticFibrosis Review Dr. John Pohl discuses how to optimize nutrition in individuals with CF. Through patient case-scenarios he applies best practices to achieve optimal nutrition using PERT dosing.

Improving digestive capabilities in nutritionally compromised patients with CF

Volume 5, Issue 6.

In this issue Dr. Steven Freedman, Professor of Medicine from Harvard Medical School discusses digestive capabilities in nutritionally compromised patients with CF. Listen in as Dr. Freedman explains the importance of pancreatic enzyme replacement and present patient scenarios and best practices of treatment.

Featured Cases: Emerging Pathogens in Cystic Fibrosis

Volume 3, Issue 12.

Case studies offer opportunity to differentiate the needs of each patient when managing respiratory infections. Dr. Elliott Dasenbrook will review the prevalence of important CF organisms over the last 10 years, the impact of respiratory tract MRSA on survival, the association between a virulent strain of P. aeruginosa that can spread among patients and lung transplant or death, as well as the impact of chronic non-tuberculous Mycobacterial lung disease on lung function.