respirologist


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respirologist

(res?pi-rol'o-jist) [ respire + -log + -ist]
A physician trained and certified to treat pulmonary diseases.
Synonym: pulmonologist
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Anna Day, respirologist at Women's College Hospital in Toronto.
Hospital based clinics had access to spirometry and respirologists readily and hence considered that spirometry in the clinic was not an added benefit.
Morrison, who was trained as a respirologist, no longer works in intensive care.
Gerry Hollinger, a respirologist with the Guelph General Sleep Laboratory, saw a need to develop a diagnostic tool to measure bruxism forces in subjects during sleep.
Tom Kovesi, a respirologist at the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario.
Three Winnipeg doctors, two surgeons and a respirologist at the Health Sciences Centre, have already performed the new procedure on ten patients with an overall successful outcome.
Modality selection was based on a multidisciplinary team conference involving transplant respirologist, transplant surgeons, critical care extracorporeal life support (ECLS) team, social work team, dietary team, and the infectious disease team.
CT scans were reviewed by a blinded respirologist (JT).
PSG patients are typically investigated with either two full nights PSG or 1 split night and then treatment is initiated with CPAP for positive tests, while HM patients undergo level III testing and, if positive, proceed to Auto-CPAP titration or, if negative, are referred to PSG lab for follow-up testing (at the discretion of the referring Respirologist, dotted line in Figure 1 indicates that pathway is not mandatory).
Fifty-four persons with moderate-to-severe COPD (30% [less than or equal to] FE[V.sub.1] [less than or equal to] 80% predicted, FE[V.sub.1]/FVC [less than or equal to]0.7), (19) were recruited from the caseload of respirologists based at Vancouver local hospitals, pulmonary function laboratories, and respiratory clinics.
Three measures from the medical services claims databases were developed: number of asthma-related visits to primary care physicians; number of asthma-related visits to respiratory-related specialists (respirologists, allergists, medical internists, or pediatricians) (Appendix SA2).
Human cases were reported to public health officials by family physicians, microbiologists, pathologists, and respirologists. Shortly after the initial identification of cryptococcosis due to C.