Tag Archives: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Impaired Left Ventricular Filling in COPD and Emphysema: Is it the heart or the lungs?:
COPD

Impaired Left Ventricular Filling in COPD and Emphysema: Is it the heart or the lungs?:

Abstract   Chest. 2013. doi:10.1378/chest.13-0183 Background:  Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and heart failure with preserved ejection fraction overlap clinically, and impaired …Read the Rest

Impaired pulmonary function may increase the risk for developing  diabetes.
Asthma

Impaired pulmonary function may increase the risk for developing diabetes.

G. P. Mishra1, T.M. Dhamgaye2, B.O. Tayade3, B. Fuladi Amol4, S. Agrawal Amit5, D. Mulani Jasmin6 1Department of Chest & …Read the Rest

Low vitamin D levels do not increase the risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Education/Studies

Low vitamin D levels do not increase the risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Adding to the Vit D studies again, here is another report indicating that Vit D Levels (low) are not associated …Read the Rest

Patient Education Guides from Chest
Education/Studies

Patient Education Guides from Chest

Excellent resource for patients and health workers.   Some recent info: January 01, 2004 Advanced Lung Cancer: Issues To Consider …Read the Rest

Development and first validation of the COPD Assessment Test
COPD

Development and first validation of the COPD Assessment Test

There is need for a validated short, simple instrument to quantify chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) impact in routine practice …Read the Rest

ATS 2010 report
COPD

ATS 2010 report

OVERVIEW This year’s American Thoracic Society International Conference, ATS 2010, was held at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in …Read the Rest

Physiologic Response of Ventilator-dependent Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease to Proportional Assist Ventilation and Continuous Positive Airway Pressure
Strategies

Physiologic Response of Ventilator-dependent Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease to Proportional Assist Ventilation and Continuous Positive Airway Pressure

Physiologic Response of Ventilator-dependent Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease to Proportional Assist Ventilation and Continuous Positive Airway Pressure The …Read the Rest

2010 CTS Guideline Optimizing pulmonary rehabilitation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease – practical issues
CTS Guidelines & Charts

2010 CTS Guideline Optimizing pulmonary rehabilitation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease – practical issues

Pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) participation is the standard of care for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) who remain symptomatic …Read the Rest

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