Review: Mucolytic drugs reduce exacerbations, illness days, and antibiotic use in chronic bronchitis and COPD
- Depression in elderly outpatients with disabling chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Yohannes, Abebw M.; Roomi, Jamal; Baldwin, Robert C.; Connolly, Martin J. // Age & Ageing;Mar1998, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p155
Examines the prevalence of depressive symptoms in elderly patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), while highlighting a study conducted. Methodology used to conduct the study; Chief symptoms associated with COPD; Range of reported prevalance rate for depression in COPD;...
- Pulmonary personality. Tharratt, R. Steven // Cortlandt Forum;04/25/97, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p173
Comments on a physician's observation that patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are usually very garrulous, chatty and argumentative. Possibility that COPD patients are largely housebound and visits to healthcare providers are one of the `highlights' of their week.
- CORRECTIONS. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;3/25/2009, Vol. 301 Issue 12, p1227
Several corrections to the article "Inhaled Anticholinergics and Risk of Major Adverse Cardiovascular Events in Patients With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis," published in the September 24, 2008 issue are presented.
- Fixed-combination inhalers for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Smith, Haley // South African Pharmaceutical Journal;2013, Vol. 80 Issue 9, p16
Differentiating between asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) remains clinically challenging, but is essential for the appropriate management and optimisation of clinical outcomes in patients. In many countries, the majority of patients are prescribed long-acting, inhaled...
- Hopkins Awarded $2.1M For COPD Program. // Baltimore Jewish Times;10/18/2013, Vol. 334 Issue 7, p52
The article reports that a 2.1 million dollars contract has been awarded by Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality to develop, implement and study a program to support people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) following hospitalization.
- COPD Increases Risk for Post-Op Pneumonia. // RT: The Journal for Respiratory Care Practitioners;May2010, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p35
The article reports that 15 percent of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients developed postoperative pneumonia based on the results of a review published in the "European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery."
- Corrections. // Thorax;Feb2015, Vol. 70 Issue 2, p180
A correction to the article "Effects of two adapted physical activity training programmes on pulmonary functionality and exercise capacity in patients affected by chronic obstructive pulmonary disease" that was published in a 2014 issue is presented.
- Secondary spontaneous pneumothorax: indication for intercostal chest drain insertion? Lee, D. K. C. // Emergency Medicine Journal;Jan2009, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p19
This article discusses the case of a patient with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease who was diagnosed with secondary pneumothoraces.
- Effects of Pulmonary Rehabilitation on Physiologic and Psychosocial Outcomes in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Ries, Andrew L.; Kaplan, Robert M. // Annals of Internal Medicine;6/1/95, Vol. 122 Issue 11, p823
Compares the effects of comprehensive pulmonary rehabilitation with those of education alone on physiologic and psychosocial outcomes in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Increase in maximal exercise tolerance; Maximal oxygen uptake; Symptoms of perceived breathlessness;...
- 'Lung attack' alert as winter sets in. // Australian Journal of Pharmacy;Jul2009, Vol. 90 Issue 1070, p28
The article reports on the warning of the Australian Lung Foundation about the effect of winter season on people chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).