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For systolic dysfunction we might define an inclusion ejection fraction. For COPD we should require full pulmonary function tests to define obstruction and exclude restrictive lung disease.
We received two third-year medical students starting their IM rotation. I told them I would give them a list of podcasts that should help th...
The 50-year-old two-pack-a-day smoker on disability benefits, who has now got COPD.
7. What is a COPD exacerbation? You get the idea. This time of the year, but actually at all times, make certain that the team knows the basics.
Participation is currently open for ACPNet's quality improvement projects on pain management and COPD.
Hearing the interval improvements in a patient's expiratory or inspiratory wheezing is essential when treating a patient with acute exacerbation of COPD.
3. For 10 years, the 6 facilities must provide the same types and/or levels of emergency and nonemergency services to Medi-Cal beneficiaries and maintain Medi-Cal managed care contracts
Health outcomes of uninsured people with cancer, cardiovascular disease, stroke, COPD and hip fractures are consistently poorer than for those with coverage.
A similar portal has now been developed to address COPD.