Children's Hospital Colorado
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Breathing Institute

Pulmonology Resources for Healthcare Professionals

At Children's Hospital Colorado, we're committed to improving the quality of life for children with breathing conditions. Get the latest in pediatric pulmonary medicine information to better your practice and learn about innovation in our Breathing Institute programs.

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Visiting Professor Interest Form

As one of the premier pediatric pulmonary programs in the country, many providers are interested in a shadowing, research and/or academic experience with our care team. Please submit the visiting professor interest form and within 7 business days you will be contacted by an administrative professional to help coordinate your visit. While our team can't assist with housing or VISA issues, our goal is to partner with you so that you gain more experiences in the areas that interest you.

Research articles and summaries

Research article

There's currently no technology to measure the structure and function of the lungs, particularly in kids. At Children's Colorado, electrical impedance tomography (EIT) will change that.

Clinical trial

Children's Hospital Colorado is actively seeking children and teens to participate in a research study on environmental causes of asthma. Get information on requirements, compensation and how to participate.

Diagnosis
Children and teenagers with and without asthma
Age
8 to 17

Professional resources

Charting Pediatrics is a weekly podcast for pediatric healthcare providers. In this series, specialists from Children’s Hospital Colorado examine the latest treatments for the most common complaints in pediatric medicine. Listen and subscribe on Spotify, iTunes and Google Play.

 

Safe sleep tips for babies

This episode of Charting Pediatrics explains how sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is like any other disease, with both genetic and environmental risk factors.

 

Asthma management

In this podcast, Bill Anderson, MD, Co-Director of the Asthma Program at Children's Colorado, discusses challenges in the management of asthma, the effect of asthma on pediatric patients and treatment options now available.

Upcoming

Pulmonology news

Newswise

Anti-flu Antibodies Can Inhibit Two Different Viral Proteins, NIH Study Reveals

January 22, 2019

Researchers from the National Institutes of Health have discovered that antibodies that may form the basis of a universal flu vaccine inhibit a second viral protein in addition to the one that they bind.

American Journal of Epidemiology

Comparison of the Associations of Early-Life Factors on Wheezing Phenotypes in Preterm-Born Children and Term-Born Children

January 22, 2019

Researchers examined wheezing phenotypes in preterm-born children as well as investigated if the association of early-life factors and characteristics with wheezing phenotypes was similar between preterm- and term-born children.

CHEST

Change in FEV and Feno Measurements as Predictors of Future Asthma Outcomes in Children

December 14, 2018

Whether reducing spirometric indices or increasing fractional exhaled nitric oxide (Feno) can predict poor future asthma outcomes in children, was investigated in a one-stage individual patient data meta-analysis by analyzing data from seven randomized controlled trials in which Feno was used to guide asthma treatment; spirometric indices were also measured.

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