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.
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
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.
The Preventing Asthma in High Risk Kids (PARK) study hopes to study asthma prevention with Xolair™, a medication approved for children 6 years or older. Learn more about the PARK asthma study here.
- Children who have had two to four wheezing episodes in the past year and have a family member with allergies or asthma.
- 24-47 months
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 infant sleep
This episode of Charting Pediatrics explains how sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is like any other disease, with both genetic and environmental risk factors.
In this episode, 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.
Vaping-associated pulmonary injury (VAPI)
In this episode, Dr. Robin Deterding, Chief of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine at Children's Colorado, discusses VAPI, including trends, symptoms and what pediatricians should know about diagnosing the illness.
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
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.
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.