R S Irwin

Summary

Affiliation: University of Massachusetts Medical School
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Diagnosis and management of cough executive summary: ACCP evidence-based clinical practice guidelines
    Richard S Irwin
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Room S6 842, 55 Lake Ave North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Chest 129:1S-23S. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Patient-focused care: using the right tools
    Richard S Irwin
    Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine Division, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Ave North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Chest 130:73S-82S. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Side effects with inhaled corticosteroids: the physician's perception
    Richard S Irwin
    Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine Division, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Ave North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Chest 130:41S-53S. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Assessing cough severity and efficacy of therapy in clinical research: ACCP evidence-based clinical practice guidelines
    Richard S Irwin
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Room S6 842, 55 Lake Ave North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Chest 129:232S-237S. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Habit cough, tic cough, and psychogenic cough in adult and pediatric populations: ACCP evidence-based clinical practice guidelines
    Richard S Irwin
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Room S6 842, 55 Lake Ave North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Chest 129:174S-179S. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Introduction to the diagnosis and management of cough: ACCP evidence-based clinical practice guidelines
    Richard S Irwin
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Room S6 842, 55 Lake Ave North, Worcester, MA 01655 0330, USA
    Chest 129:25S-27S. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Sore throat, dysphagia, stiffness in back of neck, and dyspnea following tricyclic antidepressant overdose
    Richard S Irwin
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care, Worcester, 0165 0330, USA
    Chest 124:1533-4. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Chronic cough due to gastroesophageal reflux disease: ACCP evidence-based clinical practice guidelines
    Richard S Irwin
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Room S6 842, 55 Lake Ave North, Worcester, MA 01655 0330, USA
    Chest 129:80S-94S. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint The critical care professional societies address the critical care crisis in the United States
    Richard S Irwin
    Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine Division, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
    Chest 125:1512-3. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Complications of cough: ACCP evidence-based clinical practice guidelines
    Richard S Irwin
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Room S6 842, 55 Lake Ave North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Chest 129:54S-58S. 2006

Detail Information

Publications45

  1. pmc Diagnosis and management of cough executive summary: ACCP evidence-based clinical practice guidelines
    Richard S Irwin
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Room S6 842, 55 Lake Ave North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Chest 129:1S-23S. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Patient-focused care: using the right tools
    Richard S Irwin
    Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine Division, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Ave North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Chest 130:73S-82S. 2006
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Side effects with inhaled corticosteroids: the physician's perception
    Richard S Irwin
    Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine Division, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Ave North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Chest 130:41S-53S. 2006
    ..The introduction of new agents with potentially improved safety profiles may reassure physicians and patients as to the relative benefits of ICS therapy in asthma...
  4. ncbi request reprint Assessing cough severity and efficacy of therapy in clinical research: ACCP evidence-based clinical practice guidelines
    Richard S Irwin
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Room S6 842, 55 Lake Ave North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Chest 129:232S-237S. 2006
    ..To review the literature on identifying cough and to make evidence-based recommendations for assessing the efficacy of cough-modifying agents in clinical research...
  5. ncbi request reprint Habit cough, tic cough, and psychogenic cough in adult and pediatric populations: ACCP evidence-based clinical practice guidelines
    Richard S Irwin
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Room S6 842, 55 Lake Ave North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Chest 129:174S-179S. 2006
    ..To review the literature on habit, tic, and psychogenic cough, and to make evidence-based recommendations regarding diagnosis and treatment...
  6. ncbi request reprint Introduction to the diagnosis and management of cough: ACCP evidence-based clinical practice guidelines
    Richard S Irwin
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Room S6 842, 55 Lake Ave North, Worcester, MA 01655 0330, USA
    Chest 129:25S-27S. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Sore throat, dysphagia, stiffness in back of neck, and dyspnea following tricyclic antidepressant overdose
    Richard S Irwin
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care, Worcester, 0165 0330, USA
    Chest 124:1533-4. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Chronic cough due to gastroesophageal reflux disease: ACCP evidence-based clinical practice guidelines
    Richard S Irwin
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Room S6 842, 55 Lake Ave North, Worcester, MA 01655 0330, USA
    Chest 129:80S-94S. 2006
    ..To critically review and summarize the literature on cough and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and to make evidence-based recommendations regarding the diagnosis and treatment of chronic cough due to GERD...
  9. ncbi request reprint The critical care professional societies address the critical care crisis in the United States
    Richard S Irwin
    Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine Division, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
    Chest 125:1512-3. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Complications of cough: ACCP evidence-based clinical practice guidelines
    Richard S Irwin
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Room S6 842, 55 Lake Ave North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Chest 129:54S-58S. 2006
    ..To review the spectrum and frequency of complications associated with coughing...
  11. ncbi request reprint Interpreting the histopathology of chronic cough: a prospective, controlled, comparative study
    Richard S Irwin
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Chest 130:362-70. 2006
    ..Trauma from chronic coughing produces airway inflammation similar to diseases causing cough...
  12. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in coughers
    Richard S Irwin
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
    Pulm Pharmacol Ther 15:283-6. 2002
    ....
  13. doi request reprint The role of conflict of interest in reporting of scientific information
    Richard S Irwin
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Chest 136:253-9. 2009
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint The persistently troublesome cough
    Richard S Irwin
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 165:1469-74. 2002
  15. ncbi request reprint Chronic cough due to gastroesophageal reflux disease: failure to resolve despite total/near-total elimination of esophageal acid
    Richard S Irwin
    Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Chest 121:1132-40. 2002
    ..While medical therapy may fail to improve cough due to gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), it is not known if inadequate esophageal acid suppression is responsible...
  16. doi request reprint Unexplained cough in the adult
    Richard S Irwin
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Otolaryngol Clin North Am 43:167-80, xi-xii. 2010
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Patient-focused care: the 2003 American College of Chest Physicians Convocation Speech
    Richard S Irwin
    Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine Division, UMass Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Chest 125:1910-2. 2004
  18. ncbi request reprint Symptom research on chronic cough: a historical perspective
    R S Irwin
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Ann Intern Med 134:809-14. 2001
    ..to the diagnosis and treatment of chronic cough: empirical therapeutic trials or laboratory testing-directed therapeutic trials? How often is environmental air pollution, unrelated to allergies or smoking, responsible for chronic cough?..
  19. ncbi request reprint Chronic cough. The spectrum and frequency of causes, key components of the diagnostic evaluation, and outcome of specific therapy
    R S Irwin
    Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester 01655
    Am Rev Respir Dis 141:640-7. 1990
    ..Laboratory testing was particularly useful in ruling out suspected possibilities. We conclude that the anatomic diagnostic protocol is still valid and that it has well-defined strengths and limitations...
  20. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in health-related quality of life in patients complaining of chronic cough
    Cynthia T French
    Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Chest 125:482-8. 2004
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint The clinical value of pharmacologic bronchoprovocation challenge
    R S Irwin
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester
    Med Clin North Am 74:767-78. 1990
    ..The principal, proven indication for performing PBC is to rule out or help rule in the diagnostic possibility of asthma as the cause of any unexplained chest complaints in patients with normal or near normal spirometric values...
  22. ncbi request reprint Cough and gastroesophageal reflux: identifying cough and assessing the efficacy of cough-modifying agents
    R S Irwin
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Am J Med 111:45S-50S. 2001
    ..Although it is theoretically possible to design and construct such a device that is also relatively unobtrusive, reliable, and accurate, one is not yet available...
  23. doi request reprint Cough: a worldwide problem
    J Mark Madison
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Otolaryngol Clin North Am 43:1-13, vii. 2010
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Pharmacotherapy of chronic cough in adults
    J Mark Madison
    Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01605 2324, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 4:1039-48. 2003
    ..In contrast, non-specific therapy is used only in limited clinical settings, as it is directed at the symptom rather than underlying aetiologies and aims only to control, rather than eliminate cough...
  25. ncbi request reprint A comparison of gender differences in health-related quality of life in acute and chronic coughers
    Cynthia T French
    Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Ave North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Chest 127:1991-8. 2005
    ..To determine whether the health-related quality of life (HRQOL) of women and men is adversely affected by acute cough (AC), affected differently by AC, or affected differently by AC and chronic cough (CC)...
  26. ncbi request reprint Interpretation of positive results of a methacholine inhalation challenge and 1 week of inhaled bronchodilator use in diagnosing and treating cough-variant asthma
    R S Irwin
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, USA
    Arch Intern Med 157:1981-7. 1997
    ..The results are only diagnostic of asthma when they are followed by a favorable response to asthma therapy. After 1 week of inhaled beta-agonist, only the cough due to cough-variant asthma is significantly better...
  27. ncbi request reprint Ex-smoker with productive cough, weight loss, and draining lesion
    Richard S Irwin
    ACCP SEEK Program, Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine University of Massachusetts Medical School, MA 01655, USA
    Chest 122:1837-9. 2002
  28. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and treatment of chronic cough due to gastro-esophageal reflux disease and postnasal drip syndrome
    Richard S Irwin
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
    Pulm Pharmacol Ther 15:261-6. 2002
    ..The second-generation, relatively non-sedating H(1)-antagonists have been found to be less effective than the first-generation agents in treating cough due to non-histamine-mediated PNDSs...
  29. ncbi request reprint A prospective evaluation of the 1-hour decision point for admission versus discharge in acute asthma
    Mark M Wilson
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655 0259, USA
    J Intensive Care Med 18:275-85. 2003
    ..The EPR-2 guideline thresholds for admission are barely adequate as outcome predictors. A clinical model is proposed that may allow more accurate outcome prediction...
  30. ncbi request reprint Chemical analysis of freshly prepared and stored capsaicin solutions: implications for tussigenic challenges
    Scott E Kopec
    The Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Pulm Pharmacol Ther 15:529-34. 2002
    ..033). We conclude that the actual concentration of capsaicin solution is less than predicted, and solutions of 4 microM or higher concentration are stable for 1 year if stored at 4 degrees C protected from light...
  31. ncbi request reprint Unsuspected bacterial suppurative disease of the airways presenting as chronic cough
    Oren P Schaefer
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, USA
    Am J Med 114:602-6. 2003
  32. ncbi request reprint Chronic cough due to gastroesophageal reflux disease: efficacy of antireflux surgery
    Y W Novitsky
    Department of Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Surg Endosc 16:567-71. 2002
    ..We performed a prospective outcome evaluation of 21 consecutive patients with G-CC undergoing NF from 1997 to 2000 at a tertiary care university hospital...
  33. doi request reprint A prospective global measure, the Punum Ladder, provides more valid assessments of quality of life than a retrospective transition measure
    Kenneth E Fletcher
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 63:1123-31. 2010
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a cough-specific quality-of-life questionnaire
    Cynthia T French
    Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Chest 121:1123-31. 2002
    ..To psychometrically evaluate a cough-specific quality-of-life questionnaire (CQLQ) in adults...
  35. ncbi request reprint Effect of triiodothyronine-induced thyrotoxicosis on airway hyperresponsiveness
    H M Hollingsworth
    Division of Pulmonary, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester 01655
    J Appl Physiol 71:438-44. 1991
    ..We conclude that mild T3-induced thyrotoxicosis of 4-wk duration had no effect on lung function, airway responsiveness, or exercise capacity in subjects with mild asthma...
  36. ncbi request reprint Chronic cough in adults with interstitial lung disease
    J Mark Madison
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01605 2324, USA
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 11:412-6. 2005
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Knee discomfort in a 38-year-old man
    Richard S Irwin
    Dept of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Chest 122:2242-5. 2002
  38. ncbi request reprint American College of Chest Physicians' cough guidelines
    Richard S Irwin
    Lancet 367:981. 2006
  39. ncbi request reprint An empiric integrative approach to the management of cough: ACCP evidence-based clinical practice guidelines
    Melvin R Pratter
    the Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine at Camden, Suite 312, 3 Cooper Plaza, Camden, NJ 08103, USA
    Chest 129:222S-231S. 2006
    ..Review the literature to provide a comprehensive approach, including algorithms for the clinician to follow in evaluating and treating the patient with acute, subacute, and chronic cough...
  40. ncbi request reprint Systemic corticosteroids for acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Richard S Irwin
    N Engl J Med 348:2679-81. 2003
  41. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for treating adults with acute cough
    Richard S Irwin
    Am Fam Physician 75:476, 479, 482. 2007
  42. ncbi request reprint Changing the work environment in intensive care units to achieve patient-focused care: the time has come
    Kathleen McCauley
    The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing and Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6096, USA
    Am J Crit Care 15:541-8. 2006
    ..Other innovative models of care delivery remain unreported. The successes and failures of these models should be shared with the professional community...
  43. ncbi request reprint Changing the work environment in ICUs to achieve patient-focused care: the time has come
    Kathleen McCauley
    University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing and Hospital, Ardmore, PA 19003 1230, USA
    Chest 130:1571-8. 2006
    ..Other innovative models of care delivery remain unreported. The successes and failures of these models should be shared with the professional community...
  44. ncbi request reprint Clinical trial registration promotes patient protection and benefit, advances the trust of everyone, and is required
    Richard S Irwin
    Chest 131:639-41. 2007
  45. ncbi request reprint Expectorated sputum for community-acquired pneumonia: a sacred cow
    J Mark Madison
    Arch Intern Med 164:1725-7. 2004