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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
August 2020

MKSAP Quiz: Abrupt onset of chest pain

She smokes, and her medical history is significant for COPD without additional complications. ... This patient presents with a small, spontaneous pneumothorax in the setting of known COPD.
July 2013

MKSAP Quiz: Recent onset of fatigue and muscle weakness

He has COPD and a 55-pack-year smoking history. His only medication is an albuterol inhaler.
February 2014

Palliative care's place in noncancer morbidity | Internal Medicine Meeting 2019 News | ACP Internist

With cancer, chemotherapy is eventually stopped, Dr. Hutchinson said, while, for example, in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), diuretics and bronchodilators are consistent with comfort. ... In heart failure and COPD, there is no time when
April 2019

My lunch-hour flight

But attendees at the ATS meeting can try simulated flight right now, in the COPD Foundation's Journey to the Center of the Lung ride. ... Then, with some tilting and bumping, we zoom down to Earth, all the way down the throat of some unsuspecting (cartoon
August 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

‘PharManure’ and some drugs to hate the most

Knight. He also gave cautionary advice about two new options for treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). ... This is not something you use in people with garden-variety COPD,” Dr.
June 2012

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

Pop Quiz: Women's Health

In women age 65 years+, the other most common diseases which drove them to treatment were hyperlipidemia (7.1 million), osteoarthritis (5.9 million), heart disease (5.7 million), and COPD ... In women age 45-64 years, the next most common were:
August 2020

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