Paul W. Noble, MD - A Visual Guide to Timely and Accurate Diagnosis of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

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Go online to PeerView.com/AWA860 to view the activity, download slides and practice aids, and complete the post-test to earn credit. In this infographic-based activity, an expert in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) discusses key characteristics of high-resolution computed tomography (HRCT) patterns that differentiate usual interstitial pneumonia (UIP) from probable UIP, indeterminate for UIP, and non-IPF; how to decide whether a patient should undergo a lung biopsy; and implementation of new clinical guidelines for diagnosing IPF. Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to: Differentiate UIP from probable UIP, indeterminate for UIP, and non-IPF lung disease according to HRCT scanning patterns, Select patients who should undergo a lung biopsy or cellular analysis of broncho-alveolar lavage fluid according to evidence-based guidelines, Implement updated clinical practice guidelines for the diagnosis of IPF.

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