Prevalence of smoking and incidence of initiation in the Latin American adult population: the PLATINO study
- SubdiagnÃ³stico de DPOC na atenÃ§Ã£o primÃ¡ria em Aparecida de GoiÃ¢nia, GoiÃ¡s. de Castro Antonelli Monteiro de Queiroz, Maria Conceição; Moreira, Maria Auxiliadora Carmo; Rabahi, Marcelo Fouad // Jornal Brasileiro de Pneumologia;nov/dec2013, Vol. 38 Issue 6, p692
Objective: To estimate the prevalence of undiagnosed COPD among individuals with risk factors for the disease treated at primary health care clinics (PHCCs) in the city of Aparecida de GoiÃ¢nia, Brazil. Methods: Inclusion criteria were being â‰¥ 40 years of age, having a > 20 pack-year...
- Wood Smoke Increases COPD Risks. // AARC Times;Oct2010, Vol. 34 Issue 10, p155
The article discusses the research study conducted by researchers of Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute to more than 1,800 smokers ages from 40-75 which showed that wood smoke exposure increases the risks of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and other pulmonary problems.
- COPD and its management in Australia. Brooke, Michelle // Journal of the Australasian Rehabilitation Nurses' Association (;Jul2013, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p8
Rates of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) continue to rise worldwide. In Australia, 4.5 million people are expected to be impacted by COPD by 2050. The COPDX plan is a comprehensive guideline for the management of COPD in Australia and New Zealand and is designed to provide support...
- Lifetime Risk of Developing COPD: A Longitudinal Population Study. Kuritzky, Louis // Primary Care Reports;Dec2011 Clinical Briefs in Primary, p23
The article discusses a study on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) titled "Lifetime Risk of Developing Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Longitudinal Population Study," by A. S. Gershon et al published in a 2011 issue of "Lancet."
- Environmental and Genetic Risk Factors and Gene-Environment Interactions in the Pathogenesis of Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease. Walter,[1,2], Robert; Gottlieb[1,2,3], Daniel J.; O'Connor[1,2], George T. // Environmental Health Perspectives Supplements;Aug2000 Supplement 4, Vol. 108, p733
Focuses on risk factors for the development of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Definition and pathophysiology of COPD; Importance of gene-environment interaction in the pathogenesis of COPD; Mechanism by which tobacco smoke causes COPD; Environmental and genetic factors...
- Passive smoking exposure is associated with an increased risk of COPD. Nataraja, A. // Thorax;Jan2008, Vol. 63 Issue 1, p48
The article summarizes a study on passive smoking exposure and the risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) among adults in Guangzhou, China, featured in a 2007 issue of "Lancet." The study found that there is a significant but small association between passive smoking exposure and...
- Secondhand smoke in childhood increases COPD risk in later life. // Practice Nurse;4/13/2012, Vol. 42 Issue 6, p10
The article reports that a study conducted by Norwegian researchers revealed that children who are exposed to passive smoking almost doubled the risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases (COPD) in adulthood compared with non-exposed children.
- Research & Markets: Epidemiology: COPD in India - Higher Smoking Rates in Men than Women. // Biomedical Market Newsletter;5/28/2011, p546
The article presents the content of the report ""Epidemiology: COPD in India." It mentions about the association between age and lung diseases as well as the major epidemiologic risk factors arelated to the disease in the country. It relates data on the number of men with COPD in 2010 and...
- A review of the health effects of smoking shisha. BUSS, LEWIS; HURST, JOHN R. // Clinical Medicine;Oct2015, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p499
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the review on the health effects of smoke shisha published in the journal "Clinical Medicine" Volume 15 2015 issue.