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Sleep disorders may be overlooked on exams

Medical disorders. Has the patient been diagnosed with other common medical disorders that could disrupt sleep, such as arthritis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or gastroesophageal reflux disease? ... Patients with comorbidities such as
February 2012

College's new end-of-life guidelines fill gaps in patient care

I think we could look more cogently at heart failure, COPD and certain neurological conditions like stroke and degenerative diseases. ... For example, if a person has two or three hospitalizations for exacerbations of COPD, it is a good indication that
March 2008

The DIE-t order

This is the amount of kcal (Cal) per liter of D5W = 5000 mg/dL x 3.4 kcal / g x 1 g / 1000 mg x 10 dL/1 L = 170
August 2020

Internists taking primary care to the streets

Hypertension, diabetes, trauma, dermatologic problems—those would be the top ones. Plenty of asthma and COPD,” said Dr.
March 2008

Teaching the history of present illness

The patient had a history of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and already used home oxygen. ... This history allowed us to discuss the differential of worsening dyspnea in a COPD patient.
August 2020

Drive-in visits can fill the cracks of telemedicine's reach

A: The doctors have been looking at their schedules and identify the highest-risk patients based on age, chronic conditions like COPD, heart failure, diabetes, or chronic kidney disease, or immunocompromised
July 2020

Many medical nouns need adjectives

To take this a bit further, how often do you see a patient labeled as having COPD without any confirmatory testing. ... Sometimes the COPD patient really has chronic restrictive lung disease, or sleep apnea.
August 2020

Good news for dentists

Perhaps it'd be worthwhile to help patients think of other, more low-cal ways to soothe themselves when faced with a dwindling 401K balance.
August 2020

Palliative care is our responsibility to patients

A patient with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) developed pneumonia.
August 2020

Finesse required to treat anxiety in the elderly

disorders, notably chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
January 2013

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