60. Rapid Fire Journal Club 4 – The Lung Health Study

This week for our Rapid Fire Journal Club we’re talking about The Lung Health Study published in 1994 in JAMA. This study evaluates the impact of smoking cessation and short-acting bronchodilators on the decline of lung health. Pulm PEEPs Associate Editor Luke Hedrick returns to walk through the analysis of this study.

Article and Reference

Today we’re talking about the 1994 Lung Health Study from JAMA

Reference: Anthonisen NR, Connett JE, Kiley JP, Altose MD, Bailey WC, Buist AS, Conway WA Jr, Enright PL, Kanner RE, O’Hara P, et al. Effects of smoking intervention and the use of an inhaled anticholinergic bronchodilator on the rate of decline of FEV1. The Lung Health Study. JAMA. 1994 Nov 16;272(19):1497-505. PMID: 7966841.


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