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Improving Medication Adherence in COPD

Improving Medication Adherence in COPD

Find out more about the most effective strategies for improving medication adherence in patients with COPD.
Lung Transplantation for Cystic Fibrosis

Lung Transplantation for Cystic Fibrosis

Find out more about when to consider lung transplantation and more for patients with cystic fibrosis.
Endobronchial Electrosurgery: Argon Plasma Coagulation and

Endobronchial Electrosurgery: Argon Plasma Coagulation and

Mechanical debridement, laser photoresection, cryotherapy, electrosurgery, photodynamic therapy (PDT), and brachytherapy can be used to remove endobronchial tissue.
Antibiotic Therapy in Elderly With Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Bronchitis

Antibiotic Therapy in Elderly With Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Bronchitis

Elderly patients are at increased risk for COPD, emphysema, CB, and bronchiectasis.--especially drug-resistant strains. How should the elderly with these pulmonary conditions be managed?
Atopy Is a Risk Factor for Respiratory Symptoms in COPD

Atopy Is a Risk Factor for Respiratory Symptoms in COPD

Find out why a workup for atopy can help some COPD patients breathe easier.
Personalizing and Targeting Therapy for COPD

Personalizing and Targeting Therapy for COPD

Find out how potential clinical biomarkers for COPD could be used to personalize treatment and lead to improved disease management.
NT-ProBNP and Mortality After Acute Exacerbation of COPD

NT-ProBNP and Mortality After Acute Exacerbation of COPD

Find out more to fully utilize the results of pro BNP in acute COPD exacerbation.
Microvascular Associations of Increased Aortic Stiffness in COPD

Microvascular Associations of Increased Aortic Stiffness in COPD

Does urinary albumin creatinine ratio reflect glomerular damage related to aortic stiffness?
Neurological Events Related to Influenza A (H1N1) pdm09

Neurological Events Related to Influenza A (H1N1) pdm09

Don't miss this literature review of influenza-related neurological complications related to the influenza A (H1N1) pandemic of 2009.
Leukotriene Receptor Antagonists

Leukotriene Receptor Antagonists

LTRAs are the first new approach in asthma therapy in the past 25 years and the first class of drugs to target components of the inflammatory process.
Acute Interstitial Pneumonia (AIP)

Acute Interstitial Pneumonia (AIP)

Get clear on diagnostic criteria for acute interstitial pneumonia and learn to identify what to exclude before making the diagnosis.
Microvascular Associations of Increased Aortic Stiffness in COPD

Microvascular Associations of Increased Aortic Stiffness in COPD

Does urinary albumin creatinine ratio reflect glomerular damage related to aortic stiffness?
Using Protocols to Improve Patient Outcomes in the ICU

Using Protocols to Improve Patient Outcomes in the ICU

Best practices for ICU patients are reviewed.
New Pharmacotherapeutic Approaches for COPD

New Pharmacotherapeutic Approaches for COPD

Get the latest data on COPD treatments and how findings can be applied in practice.
Implementing a COPD Care Bundle

Implementing a COPD Care Bundle

What actions are being taken to overcome the COPD care-bundle hurdles?
New GOLD Classification: Longitudinal Data on Group Assignment

New GOLD Classification: Longitudinal Data on Group Assignment

Find out how changes in the new GOLD classification for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease have impacted patient care. What's next?
Aerosolized Antibiotics in Cystic Fibrosis: Current and Future Trends

Aerosolized Antibiotics in Cystic Fibrosis: Current and Future Trends

Can aerosolized antibiotics deliver effective local drug concentrations to the infection site and decrease the risk of systemic side effects associated with oral or intravenous antibiotics?
Advances in Airway Clearance Technologies for COPD

Advances in Airway Clearance Technologies for COPD

Get evidence based clinical recommendations about airway clearance techniques -- for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
COPD Updates: What's New in Pathophysiology and Management?

COPD Updates: What's New in Pathophysiology and Management?

Learn more about current thinking regarding COPD and find out how three different mechanisms of airflow obstruction play a role in COPD pathogenesis.
The Role of Vitamin D in Pulmonary Disease

The Role of Vitamin D in Pulmonary Disease

Epidemiological data indicate that low levels of vitamin D are associated with increased incidence of inflammatory or neoplastic disease. This study takes a closer look.