Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Exacerbations (Lung by Jadwiga A. Wedzicha, Fernando J. Martinez

By Jadwiga A. Wedzicha, Fernando J. Martinez

Continual Obstructive Pulmonary ailment Exacerbations covers the definition, prognosis, epidemiology, mechanisms, and remedy linked to COPD exacerbations. this article additionally addresses imaging and the way it performs a pivotal function within the prognosis and examine of exacerbations. Written by means of today’s most sensible specialists, continual Obstructive Pulmonary disorder Exacerbations: is formatted into separate sections overlaying imaging analysis and remedy, making this article useful and easy-to-use examines present and leap forward pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic remedies comprises COPD-causing exacerbations equivalent to viral and bacterial infections discusses the unfavorable environmental components in relation to COPD

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PR in the Prevention of Acute Exacerbations PR in the Treatment of Acute Exacerbations Summary . . . . . . . . . . . . . References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Part V: Prevention of COPD Exacerbation . . . . . . 341 342 342 343 343 345 346 346 347 350 351 351 32. Self-Management in Prevention and Early Intervention of Exacerbations . . . . . . . . . .

II. Risk Factors of Hospital Admission Exacerbation . . . . . . . . III. Conclusion . . . . . . . . . References . . . . . . . . . for a COPD .......... .......... 203 ......... ......... 3d] [14/8/08/10:40:12] [1–28] xx Contents 19. Effect of Exacerbations on Disease Progression and Mortality . . James J. P. Goldring and Gavin C. Donaldson 217 I. Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . II. Studies That Have Investigated the Effect of Exacerbations on Disease Progression .

3d] [14/8/08/10:40:12] [1–28] xxiv Contents VI. Conclusion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . VII. Needs for Research . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 365 365 366 33. Immunological Interventions . . . . .

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