Tag: copd

Imaging of ribcage
March 8, 2023/Research

COPD and Skeletal Muscle Mass: Discovering New Possibilities

Patients with COPD are often affected by sarcopenia, but the underlying mechanisms for the development are poorly understood. New research looks into the causes and potential therapies

Noninvasive ventilation for COPD patient
December 1, 2022/News & Insight

Noninvasive Ventilation for COPD Patients with Chronic Hypercapnic Respiratory Failure

NIV has become an invaluable tool for patients with COPD, but the associated financial and logistical challenges created the need for a new ambulatory NIV titration program

July 7, 2022/Respiratory

Valve Therapy Helps Some Patients with COPD/Emphysema Breathe Easier

Physician experience refines patient selection criteria for endoscopic lung volume reduction

July 6, 2021/Case Study

Is It Safe to Start Steroids at Home for a COPD Exacerbation After Virtual Assessment?

Careful history and clinical observation are still valuable tools


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21-PUL-2132158 CQD Alcohol use disorder and healthcare utilization in patients with chronic asthma and obstructive lung disease (Zein)
June 15, 2021/Research

Treating Alcohol Use Disorder May Help Reduce Disease Burden in Asthma and COPD

Study is first to link alcohol with adverse outcomes and increased hospitalization

older patient breathing
May 12, 2020/COVID-19

Considerations for COPD Patients With COVID-19

Certain precautions must be taken to reduce aerosolization during treatments

November 19, 2018/Research

Electronic Inhaler Monitoring at the Respiratory Institute

Benefits could extend to patients with COPD

August 10, 2017/Clinical Trial

1-Minute Consult: What Is the Role of Roflumilast in COPD?

Only for patients at high risk of severe exacerbations

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