Search results for "COPD"


 
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Pulmonary embolisms often found in patients with acute COPD exacerbations

Researchers searched MEDLINE and EMBASE from 1974 to October 2015 and included 7 studies of patients with unexplained COPD exacerbations in their review. ... COPD exacerbations, can increase venous thromboembolism risk; and pulmonary embolism could
August 2016

Beta-blockers at discharge associated with lower mortality in COPD plus MI

They were also more likely to be prescribed calcium-channel blockers and diuretics and took more COPD medications at baseline. ... The results suggest that MI patients with COPD may benefit from beta-blockers, the study authors concluded.
April 2015

COPD

Eosinophil-guided therapy was noninferior to standard care with systemic corticosteroids for acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in a recent small study. ... Patients were eligible if they were at least 40 years of age, had
June 2019

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

MKSAP quiz on pulmonology

She smokes, and her medical history is significant for COPD without additional complications. ... This patient presents with a small, spontaneous pneumothorax in the setting of known COPD.
March 2013

Recent Research

Eosinophil-guided therapy was noninferior to standard care with systemic corticosteroids for acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in a recent small study. ... Patients were eligible if they were at least 40 years of age, had
December 2019

End-of-life care

Researchers used validated ICD-9 and ICD-10 procedure codes to identify use of noninvasive ventilation, invasive mechanical ventilation, both, or neither in Medicare beneficiaries with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), ... 7.8%; AOR, 1.07 [95%
October 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

NSTEMI algorithm, metabolic acidemia, and more

states from 2005 through 2011 who were at least 40 years of age and had an acute COPD exacerbation. ... The study included 362,867 patients who had an ED visit or hospitalization for an acute COPD exacerbation.
February 2019

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