COPD

Assessing Potential Biomarkers in COPD to Reduce Corticosteroid, Antibiotic Intake

September 23rd 2021, 8:00pm

Article

A review gives an overview of potential biomarkers in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Study Underscores Importance of Depression Screening, Treatment in COPD

September 20th 2021, 8:27pm

Article

Results of a longitudinal study outline the relationship between depression and patients reported outcomes among those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Study Notes Growing Trends of COPD in Industries and Occupations Across the US

September 18th 2021, 1:00pm

Article

On top of a general rise in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) rates, the study found data suggesting increases not tied to a past history of smoking in several occupations.

Noninvasive Ventilation at Home Reduces Mortality in COPD With CRF

September 15th 2021, 4:00pm

Article

This study explores the association between receiving noninvasive ventilation at home and mortality, hospitalizations, and emergency department visits in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) with chronic respiratory failure (CRF).

Specialized Palliative Care Often More Effective for Advanced COPD, Study Suggests

September 8th 2021, 10:40pm

Article

Symptoms of late-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) were more controlled when patients received palliative care, according to the Swedish study.

Developing a COPD Mortality Prediction Rule for Primary Care

September 4th 2021, 5:44pm

Article

The study, conducted in Spain, sought to determine the factors that created a higher risk of death from acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in primary care.

Study Explores Barriers to COPD Pulmonary Rehabilitation

August 28th 2021, 8:06pm

Article

This study is one of only a handful to explore barriers to pulmonary rehabilitation in Iran for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Improving COPD Care With Remote Patient Monitoring

August 21st 2021, 8:10pm

Article

Worsening chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) symptoms are often underreported by patients who cannot recognize these changes as sign of decline, but they can be objectively measured through remote patient monitoring (RPM).

Study Emphasizes Need for Positive Coping Styles Among COPD Caregivers

August 20th 2021, 5:00pm

Article

A new study offers insight into ways to decrease the burden on caregivers for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in China and around the world.

Handgrip Strength Weakness Associated With Elevated Risk of COPD Exacerbation

August 11th 2021, 9:00pm

Article

Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) who experienced handgrip strength (HGS) weakness may be more susceptible to exacerbation, a new study shows.