This supplement aims to provide an introduction to 4 key topics in COPD management in primary care.
Patients with COPD may enter a downward spiral of dyspnea-induced inactivity, resulting in deconditioning.
Anxiety and depression are common in patients with COPD and result in worse outcomes.
Pressurized metered-dose inhalers, dry powder inhalers, soft-mist inhalers, and nebulizers each have advantages and limitations.
Treatment Options for Stable Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Current Recommendations and Unmet Needs
Primary care physicians manage the care of approximately 80% of patients with COPD.
The accuracy of the signs of pneumonia, pleural effusion, COPD, and congestive heart failure.
From the Editor
The immune reactivation syndrome can occur when the immune system in an immunosuppressed patient with a partially controlled indolent infection is...
The Clinical Picture
Imaging shows nodules randomly distributed throughout both lungs, a paradoxical reaction to drug therapy.