Minimising exacerbations in early COPD

Galloway, Mandy
October 2016
Practice Nurse;Oct2016, Vol. 46 Issue 10, p32
Academic Journal
The article discusses the worsening of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in the observational research COPDGene. Topics covered include recommendations by the British National Institute for Health and Care Excellence on symptoms citing winter bronchitis, wheezing and sputum, factors affecting exacerbations such as smoking, infection and exposure to dust, fumes and chemicals, and its management implementing long acting beta2 agonist with inhaled corticosteroids.


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