You know the COPD epidemic has gotten out of control when even teddy bears need mechanical help with airway clearance.
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
Just today, a woman with COPD bowed her head in shame when she confessed she was still smoking. ... How stupid is that?” she said, “I have COPD and recently had pneumonia, yet I still can't stop using these things!
Unfortunately, they significantly outnumbered the reporters in attendance. Perhaps that proves the presenters' point that lung diseases (particularly COPD) get less attention and funding than other major killers.
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
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.
Symbicort (budesonide/formoterol fumarate dihydrate), 160/4.5 mcg twice daily, to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
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.
Shortly before my medical education began, someone decided that "COPD" was a better all-encompassing term.
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