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