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Total and state-specific medical and absenteeism costs of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease among adults aged ?18 years in the United States for 2010 and projections through 2020
COPD

Total and state-specific medical and absenteeism costs of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease among adults aged ?18 years in the United States for 2010 and projections through 2020

Chest Article: The report, presented by researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), finds: In 2010, the …Read the Rest

Bronchial Provocation with Methacholine
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Bronchial Provocation with Methacholine

  QUOTE: The objective of this video is to help guide respiratory professionals in the administration of the methacholine challenge …Read the Rest

How to Quit Smoking
All Diseases

How to Quit Smoking

Why quitting seems so hard Your personal stop smoking plan Smoking triggers Nicotine withdrawal Cigarette cravings Preventing weight gain Medication …Read the Rest

Asthma refresher for RN’s
Asthma

Asthma refresher for RN’s

PowerPoint refresher Asthma: AsthmaManagementUpdate

Forced oscillation technique (FOT)- Pediatric Asthma
Asthma

Forced oscillation technique (FOT)- Pediatric Asthma

Chestnet.org: Pediatric asthma lacks sensitive objective measures for asthma monitoring. The forced oscillation technique (FOT) offers strong feasibility across the …Read the Rest

COPD Drug Tudorza Pressair Wins FDA Approval
COPD

COPD Drug Tudorza Pressair Wins FDA Approval

Tudorza Pressair, distributed by Forest Laboratories subsidiary Forest Pharmaceuticals of St. Louis, is a long-acting dry powder that is inhaled …Read the Rest

What is COPD and Empysema
COPD

What is COPD and Empysema

Living Well with COPD

KALYDECO® (ivacaftor) -Treatment of cystic fibrosis
Cystic Fibrosis

KALYDECO® (ivacaftor) -Treatment of cystic fibrosis

KALYDECO® (ivacaftor) is a prescription medicine for the treatment of cystic fibrosis in patients ages six and older who have …Read the Rest

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