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- The Role of Breathing Exercises in the Treatment of COPD. YANCEY, JOSEPH R.; CHAFFEE, DONALD // American Family Physician;1/1/2014, Vol. 89 Issue 1, p15
The article provides an evidence-based answer to a question of whether breathing exercises can led to improvements in dyspnea, exercise capacity and health-related quality of life in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
- Winter weather and COPD. Riley, Jo // Independent Nurse;1/18/2010, p17
The article discusses cases of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) during the winter season in Great Britain. It cites that the cold weather and winter infections can exacerbate cases of COPD. It also claims that COPD is the fifth major cause of death in the country, causing 82 deaths...
- Effect of pulmonary rehabilitation on exhaled nitric oxide in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Clini, E.; Bianchi, L.; Foglio, K.; Porta, R.; Vitacca, M.; Ambrosino, N. // Thorax;Jul2001, Vol. 56 Issue 7, p519
Background-In patients with mild to moderate chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) the exercise induced increase in exhaled nitric oxide (eNO) parallels that observed in normal un-trained subjects. There is no information on the effects of the level of exercise tolerance on eNO in these...
- The Effect of Successive Physical Therapy on the Change in Physical Function after Living-Donor Lobor Lung Transplantation. SASAKI, KENTARO; TSUKIYAMA, HISASHI; OTA, HARUYUKI; SENDA, MASUO // Rigakuryoho Kagaku;2008, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p677
[Purpose] In this study, we investigated the postoperative change in muscle strength and the exercise capacity of a patient who received a living-donor lobor lung transplant. We have treated the patient with successive physical therapy for about 8 months. [Subjects] The subject was a female with...
- Pulmonary rehabilitation. Henderson, Yvonne // Practice Nurse;5/23/2008, Vol. 35 Issue 10, p23
The article offers information about pulmonary rehabilitation, which is widely recognised as one of the most beneficial treatment options in the management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The success of pulmonary rehabilitation can be attributed to a multidisciplinary approach...
- Assessing the exercise response to a bronchodilator in COPD: time to get off your bike? Morgan, M. D. I.; Singh, S. J. // Thorax;Apr2007, Vol. 62 Issue 4, p281
The author reflects on the medical tests used to asses the exercise response to a bronchodilator in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). He said that when using exercise tests for therapeutic intervention in COPD, one must understand the nature of such test and its implications. He...
- Resistance vs aerobic exercise and COPD. Kuritzky, Louis // Clinical Oncology Alert;Feb2010 Supplement, p4
The article presents a study which proved that combining aerobic training and resistance training provides little or no additional benefits in the daily functionality of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) but that resistance exercises improved patients' ability to rise...
- Best Combination Therapy for Symptomatic Relief in COPD. // Critical Care Alert;Oct2008 Primary Care Supplement, p2
The article reports on the combination therapy for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).
- Continuing Education Case Study Quiz. // Hospital Pharmacy;May2007, Vol. 42 Issue 5, p452
A quiz about the use of arfomoterol in the treatment of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is presented.