Search results for "COPD"

Results 11 - 20 of about 80 for "COPD".

New COPD treatment, warnings on insomnia and migraine drugs

Combined fluticasone furoate and vilanterol inhalation powder (Breo Ellipta) for the long-term maintenance treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and to reduce exacerbations of COPD.
July 2013

Integrate palliative care from early illness onward

A 61-year-old woman has end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and increasing dyspnea. ... And most of the clinical trials were done for COPD. There is little evidence for nebulized morphine.
June 2011

COPD exacerbations and respiratory syncitial virus--maybe a huge problem?

I have never routinely checked my patients with asthma and COPD exacerbations for respiratory syncitial virus. ... Last week 2 patients with severe wheezing and uncontrollable cough who were in the hospital with worsening of their COPD tested positive
January 2020

What's new in other College publications

Initiative. Information is available on PIER's home page. This new publicly available Web site offers a wide variety of content and resources for patients and families dealing with COPD as
April 2009

Learn to see signs of an often fatal disease

diseases, such as asthma, and other respiratory diseases, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). ... McLaughlin said. Patients may have lung disease, asthma, or COPD, “but we really don't know if those are comorbid illnesses or if they
April 2013

Palliative care's place outside cancer

Hutchinson said, while, for example, in advanced heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), diuretics and bronchodilators are consistent with comfort. ... In heart failure and COPD, it is rare that stopping disease-modifying
June 2019

Genes have influence over whether you smoke, quit or die

year-old smoker with oxygen and steroid-dependent chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). ... COPD. Though genomic discoveries will never provide a complete solution to the monumental and complex problem smoking presents to society, small victories
October 2008

Target preop visits for efficiency, best outcomes

Are they short of breath or wheezing? Do they have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease [COPD] or another pulmonary condition?”. ... They need the attention because they often have coexisting conditions, such as patients with lung cancer who have COPD.
September 2014

Major Tylenol recall; FDA concerned about BPA and children

Data from a recent review of the Spiriva HandiHaler, a long-acting respiratory treatment for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), do not show an increased risk of stroke, heart attack, or
March 2010

For effective smoking cessation, turn ambivalence into action

He continued, “I think of this as the cardinal sign of the illness, the same way I think of wheezing as the cardinal sign as asthma or COPD.
June 2014

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