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Published: 15 November 2017

Authors: Professor Lutz Beckert

In this review: 

  • Anxiety is as high in asthma as lung cancer 
  • Psychological impacts after spontaneous pneumothorax 
  • UK epidemiology of pneumothorax 
  • Sputum PZP as a biomarker of bronchiectasis severity 
  • HFNC oxygen therapy at home for stable hypercapnic COPD 
  • PRAISE: pamrevlumab for IPF 
  • Lung sounds correlate with HRCT signs of pulmonary fibrosis 
  • Clubbing not correlated with fibrotic ILD severity 
  • Lung fibrosis patients’ strategies for managing dyspnoea 
  • Ambulatory oxygen improves QOL in fibrotic ILD 
  • 2012–2014 smoking cessation trends in the EU 
  • DOACs safe and effective in CTEPH