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Research & Reviews  12,685 results

Detection of Small Airway Dysfunction in Asymptomatic Smokers with Preserved Spirometry...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8449545
International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Di... Pisi R, Aiello M et. al.

Sep 23rd, 2021 - Smoking-induced bronchiolitis with progressive small airway dysfunction (SAD) is a leading cause of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. We investigated the value of using the impulse oscillometry system (IOS) to detect SAD in asymptomatic smoke...

Nasal high flow oxygen therapy during acute admissions or periods of worsening symptoms.
https://doi.org/10.1097/SPC.0000000000000566
Current Opinion in Supportive and Palliative Care; Munsif M, McDonald C et. al.

Sep 22nd, 2021 - Nasal high flow therapy (NHF) is increasingly used in acute care settings. In this review, we consider recent advances in the utilization of NHF in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), terminal cancer and symptom management. Consideration...

SMAD3 rs36221701 T>C polymorphism impacts COPD susceptibility in the Kashi population.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gene.2021.145970
Gene Gong H, Ren J et. al.

Sep 22nd, 2021 - Small mother against decapentaplegic (SMAD) family member 3 (SMAD3) is well correlated with the inflammatory response of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). A previous study indicated that the single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) rs36221...

Development of a smartphone application for Korean patients with chronic obstructive pu...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apnr.2021.151475
Applied Nursing Research : ANR; Choi JY, George M et. al.

Sep 22nd, 2021 - The purpose of this study was to develop and evaluate a smartphone application (app) of a COPD action plan (AP) based on symptom self-monitoring (SM) [AP-SM Sapp] to support the early detection of, and response to, symptoms. Chronic obstructive pu...

Health expenditures of asthma-COPD overlap in Northern Jordan.
https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0257566
PloS One; Altawalbeh SM, Hijazi B et. al.

Sep 22nd, 2021 - To investigate the characteristics and medical expenditures of patients with Asthma- chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) overlap (ACO) compared to asthma and COPD patients. This was a retrospective cohort study involving patients diagnose...

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Guidelines  19 results

Appropriate Use of Short-Course Antibiotics in Common Infections: Best Practice Advice ...
https://doi.org/10.7326/M20-7355
Annals of Internal Medicine; Lee RA, Centor RM et. al.

Apr 6th, 2021 - Antimicrobial overuse is a major health care issue that contributes to antibiotic resistance. Such overuse includes unnecessarily long durations of antibiotic therapy in patients with common bacterial infections, such as acute bronchitis with chro...

Long-Term Mechanical Ventilation: Recommendations of the Swiss Society of Pulmonology.
https://doi.org/10.1159/000510086
Respiration; International Review of Thoracic Diseases; Janssens JP, Michel F et. al.

Dec 11th, 2020 - Long-term mechanical ventilation is a well-established treatment for chronic hypercapnic respiratory failure (CHRF). It is aimed at improving CHRF-related symptoms, health-related quality of life, survival, and decreasing hospital admissions. In S...

Long-Term Noninvasive Ventilation in Chronic Stable Hypercapnic Chronic Obstructive Pul...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7427384
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine; Macrea M, Oczkowski S et. al.

Aug 17th, 2020 - Background: Noninvasive ventilation (NIV) is used for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and chronic hypercapnia. However, evidence for clinical efficacy and optimal management of therapy is limited.Target Audience: Patient...

Adult Patients with Respiratory Distress: Current Evidence-based Recommendations for Pr...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7390576
The Western Journal of Emergency Medicine; Hodroge SS, Glenn M et. al.

Jul 30th, 2020 - We developed evidence-based recommendations for prehospital evaluation and treatment of adult patients with respiratory distress. These recommendations are compared with current protocols used by the 33 local emergency medical services agencies (L...

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Chronic Dyspnea-Noncardiovascular Origin.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2018.09.015
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , McComb BL et. al.

Nov 6th, 2018 - Chronic dyspnea may result from a variety of disorders of cardiovascular, pulmonary, gastrointestinal, neuromuscular, systemic, and psychogenic etiology. This article discusses guidelines for the initial imaging of six variants for chronic dyspnea...

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Drugs  123 results see all →

News  1,230 results

Patients With Moderate COPD Also Benefit From Triple Therapy
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/951823

May 25th, 2021 - The benefits of a triple fixed-dose inhaled corticosteroid, long-acting muscarinic antagonist, and long-acting beta2 agonist combination extend to patients with moderate as well as severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). That's accord...

COPD in Younger Adults Deadlier Than Expected
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/951826

May 25th, 2021 - Adults in their 30s, 40s and 50s with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) experience significant morbidity and excess mortality from the disease, results of a population-based study show. Among adults aged 35-55 years with COPD in Ontario...

Sex Differences in COPD Symptoms Predict Cardiac Comorbidity
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/951460

May 19th, 2021 - Sex-specific differences in the severity of symptoms and prevalence of comorbidities in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may point to different criteria for diagnosing cardiac comorbidities in women and men, a retrospecti...

Worse Outcomes for Patients With COPD and COVID-19
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/951356

May 18th, 2021 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. A study of COVID-19 outcomes across the United States bolsters reports from China and Europe that indicate that patients with chronic obstructive ...

Unhealthy Sleep Behaviours May Increase the Risk of Shortened Healthspan
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/951000

May 12th, 2021 - A new prospective cohort study published in the journal  Sleep and Breathing suggests that certain unhealthy sleep behaviours are associated with a higher risk of shortened healthspan. Researchers determined the associations between four sleep beh...

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Patient Education  5 results see all →