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Gabapentinoids associated with severe COPD exacerbations

Severe exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) were more common in patients taking gabapentinoids for epilepsy, neuropathic pain, or other chronic pain than in matched nonusers, a Canadian cohort study found.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2024/01/17/gabapentinoids-associated-with-severe-copd-exacerbations.htm
17 Jan 2024

Pulmonary rehabilitation associated with fewer readmissions for COPD patients

Only 1.5% of studied patients began pulmonary rehabilitation within 90 days of discharge from a hospitalization for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), but their rate of readmission within a year was 56.4%, compared to 64.6% in patients who did not begin rehab.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2021/07/28/3.htm
28 Jul 2021

Review offers guidance on selecting medications for COPD

Researchers suggest ways for clinicians to assess cognitive function, manual dexterity/strength, and peak inspiratory flow before choosing an inhaled medication delivery system for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2023/11/22/review-offers-guidance-on-selecting-medications-for-copd.htm
22 Nov 2023

Long-acting COPD meds often discontinued during hospital stay and not restarted

A retrospective Canadian study looked at unintentional discontinuation of long-acting muscarinic antagonists and long-acting beta-agonist and inhaled corticosteroid combination therapy in older, highly adherent adults admitted with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2020/10/07/3.htm
7 Oct 2020

Pulmonary embolism detected in about 6% of patients with COPD hospitalized with acute respiratory symptoms

In a study of 740 patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) hospitalized with acutely worsening respiratory symptoms at seven French hospitals, 5.9% had pulmonary embolism detected within 48 hours of admission using the revised Geneva score.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2021/01/13/4.htm
13 Jan 2021

January 2008

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2008/01/

Personalized steroid dose more effective than fixed dose in COPD exacerbations

Treatment failure was less common among hospitalized patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) who received personalized corticosteroid therapy, guided by a dosing scale, than in those who received a 40-mg/d fixed dose of prednisolone or the equivalent, a Chinese study found.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2021/05/26/2.htm
26 May 2021

Fragmentation breeds frequency in COPD care

An expert discusses how the locations patients receive chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) care are tied to their risk of hospitalization.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2022/08/03/fragmentation-breeds-frequency-in-copd-care.htm
3 Aug 2022

Active strategy to diagnose PE in COPD inpatients did not improve outcomes

A Spanish trial found that using d-dimer testing and, if positive, a CT pulmonary angiogram to diagnose pulmonary embolism (PE) did not affect risk of death, clot, or readmission in patients hospitalized for exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2021/10/20/3.htm
20 Oct 2021

August 2019

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2019/08/

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