Dr. Richard C Ahrens MD
Pulmonologist (Pediatric) | Pediatric Pulmonology200 Hawkins Dr Iowa City IA, 52242
Dr. Richard Ahrens practices Pediatric Pulmonology in Iowa City, IA. Dr. Ahrens treats children who have breathing problems, or a problem with his or her lungs. Pediatric pulmonologists often treat children with chronic cough, difficulty breathing, recurring pneumonia, asthma, cystic fibrosis, apnea, chronic lung disease in premature infants, noisy breathing, and conditions that require special equipment to monitor and/or help with breathing at home.
Education and Training
Med Coll of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 1973
Medical College of Wisconsin 1973
Allergy and ImmunologyAmerican Board of Allergy and ImmunologyABAI
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP- Pediatric Pulmonology
Expert PublicationsData provided by the National Library of Medicine
- A phase I randomized, multicenter trial of CPX in adult subjects with mild cystic fibrosis.
- Tobramycin as a pharmacologic tracer to compare airway deposition from
- Levalbuterol has not been established to have therapeutic advantage over racemic albuterol.
- Device selection and outcomes of aerosol therapy: Evidence-based guidelines: American College of Chest Physicians/American College of Asthma, Allergy, and Immunology.
- The role of the MDI and DPI in pediatric patients: "Children are not just miniature adults".
- Bioassay of salmeterol in children using methacholine challenge with impulse oscillometry.
- Safety and Efficacy of a Novel Microbial Lipase in Patients with Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency due to Cystic Fibrosis: A Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial.
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (copd)
- Cystic Fibrosis (cf)
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- RSV Symptoms
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- How is Lung Cancer Diagnosed?
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- What Is an Antitussive?
A cough is described as a sudden explosive exhalation of air. It is basically a body's defense mechanism to protect and clear the airways from inhaled foreign materials. People may also voluntarily or spontaneously cough. Coughs often vary and may be characterized by productive (chesty or wet) or...
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Some of the popular antidepressants used during pregnancy may raise the risk of a rare but serious lung condition in newborns, according to a new report. In this study, researchers analyzed the data of almost 1.6 million births in five Nordic countries available at the national registry. The...
- Croup and Its Symptoms
Croup, a viral infection in children, is a condition that causes swelling of the vocal cords. The cause of croup is also the same virus that causes a normal cold. Croup can happen any time, but is very common during the winter. ...
- What Are the Risk Factors for Lung Cancer?
A risk factor could be any one of numerous influences that make you prone to developing cancer. There are unavoidable factors that you have no protection against. Some of these are a family history of genetically inherited traits, and age and gender issues. There are wholly avoidable factors such...
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