Search results for "COPD"

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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

Antibiotics for COPD, shock after MI, and more

obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) who had low procalcitonin levels, a recent study found. ... In both analyses, the primary outcome was all-cause 30-day readmissions, and secondary outcomes included LOS and COPD-related 30-day readmissions.
December 2018

Journal watch: recent studies of note

They cited research which found that pulmonary rehabilitation is appropriate for any stable patient with COPD who is disabled by respiratory systems.
June 2007

Noninvasive ventilation may benefit as first-line therapy in COPD

respiratory failure (AHRF) secondary to an acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a review found. ... acute hospital setting for patients with acute exacerbation of COPD due to AHRF.
July 2017

COPD education, gender of leaders, and more

Researchers in London designed an educational video as an adjunct to care for patients who were hospitalized for COPD exacerbations. ... wrote. They noted that the video may be able increase delivery of COPD discharge bundles in some settings.
August 2020

Journal watch: Recent studies of note

Inhaled corticosteroids can lead to hospitalization for pneumonia in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a study found. ... Researchers at McGill University in Montreal analyzed prescription and hospitalization records between
September 2007


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

Doing more for COPD patients during hospitalization

Not every patient with COPD admitted with shortness of breath has a COPD exacerbation,” he said. ... Incidence of acute cardiovascular event after acute exacerbation of COPD. J Gen Intern Med.
October 2018

Acetazolamide may not significantly reduce mechanical ventilation time in COPD patients, study finds

The double-blind DIABOLO trial, conducted from October 2011 through July 2014 in 15 ICUs in France, studied 380 adult patients with a history of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) who ... The double-blind DIABOLO trial, conducted from October
February 2016

MKSAP primer: COPD

In patients with COPD, either or both of these conditions may be present. ... In 2000, for the first time, more women died of COPD than men.
January 2008

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