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Talk more to patients' families

On the clinical side, another article focuses on the extra steps hospitalists can take to optimize care for patients hospitalized with COPD exacerbations.
October 2018

Pearls for putting patients in pulmonary rehab

In general, we refer patients with moderate to severe COPD to a rehab program when they are stable,” said Dr. ... Tulaimat reported. A trial of rehabilitation beginning within 3 weeks of discharge from a COPD exacerbation successfully reduced
July 2016

Emergency department visits up for nonmedical use of opioids, benzodiazepines

Little difference between antibiotics in treating acute exacerbation of COPD. Emergency department visits for nonmedical opioid use rose 111% between 2004 and 2008, according to new data from the Centers for
June 2010

Teaching to the (blood glucose) test

Brian Bixby, CRNP, told ADA attendees about the program. “Typically, our patient is the person with heart failure, COPD, diabetes,” he said.
September 2012


obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). ... Researchers randomized adults with asthma or COPD admitted to general inpatient wards to receive either virtual (n=59) or in-person (n=59) educational interventions for improving inhaler technique.
January 2020

Recognizing acute respiratory failure

Acute respiratory failure is a very important and surprisingly common diagnosis, especially among patients who are admitted with heart failure, pneumonia or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). ... An exception to the hypoxemic criteria above
July 2011

Sepsis is still confusing

For example, in a patient admitted with pneumonia, acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and atrial fibrillation, a pulse of 95 beats/min and a respiratory rate of 22 ... breaths/min might easily be explained by atrial
February 2016

Breaking the barriers

A comparison of palliative care and quality of life in COPD and lung cancer. ... How well do we care for patients with end stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)?
July 2015


A typical goal of therapyis an SVV of less than13%. Newer models com-pensate for changing vas-cular resistance duringhemodynamic instability.The equipment softwaremay not recognize atypi-cal waveforms such asthose
March 2010

Medicare bundled payments may not be effective for medical conditions

Researchers used data from Medicare claims from 2013 through 2015 to identify hospital admissions for congestive heart failure (CHF), pneumonia, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), sepsis, and acute myocardial infarction (MI), ... One hundred
July 2018

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