Search results for "COPD"

Results 11 - 20 of about 221 for "COPD".

COPD transitions, afib in sepsis

Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly. A three-month program that combined transition and long-term management support resulted in fewer hospitalizations and ED visits related to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) ... to admit patients who have
June 2019

Order sets for COPD inpatients improved steroid dosing

Electronic order sets helped lower the dosage of corticosteroids given to inpatients with acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, bringing doses more in line with clinical guidelines, a study found.
June 2014

Pulling it together

physicians, also saw low readmission rates after putting the COPD plan into practice. ... Severe underlying COPD. Onset of new physical signs (e.g., cyanosis, peripheral edema).
March 2011


long-acting beta-agonist and inhaled corticosteroid (LABA-ICS) combination therapy after hospital discharge in older adults with COPD. ... well as standardized practices to prevent medication errors at hospital discharge in the COPD population,” the
October 2020

New drugs for type 2 diabetes and COPD

Umeclidinium and vilanterol inhalation powder (Anoro Ellipta) for maintenance treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
March 2014


A systematic review of 68 randomized controlled trials found scant evidence supporting other pharmacologic interventions to treat adults with mild to severe exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). ... Antibiotics and systemic
February 2020

Test yourself: COPD

She has severe COPD requiring long-term oxygen therapy. Her baseline arterial P. ... Adding ipratropium bromide is unlikely to reverse the nocturnal hypoxemia associated with COPD.
January 2008


Researchers used claims data from Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries hospitalized for COPD in 2014 at 4,446 U.S. ... It is time that one of the most effective treatments for patients with COPD and other chronic respiratory diseases be used routinely
May 2020

Test yourself: COPD

Most patients with exacerbations of COPD are usually easily oxygenated on low levels of inspired oxygen. ... Anticholinergic agents in COPD are especially useful when combined with short-acting or long-acting β.
March 2011

Journal watch: Recent studies of note

Although clinical guidelines recommend low-dose oral steroids for COPD exacerbations, the ideal form and route of administration are unclear. ... Seventeen percent and 12%, respectively, had been admitted to the hospital for COPD once or at least twice
January 2011

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