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Transition and self-management program help reduce COPD readmissions | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist

A nurse-delivered three-month postdischarge program for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) included transition support, training in self-management techniques, and help with access to outpatient services.

Catch up on new COPD guidelines | ACP Hospitalist

A pulmonologist explained updated guidelines and offered tips on optimal care for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Coding Corner Archives | ACP Hospitalist

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Acute exacerbations of COPD associated with risk for acute cardiovascular event | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist

The results highlight how an acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may be an opportunity to implement cardiovascular prevention measures in high-risk patients, the authors said.

Doing more for COPD patients during hospitalization | ACP Hospitalist

Expand your focus to accurate diagnosis, cardiovascular health, and self-management.

Beta-blockers at discharge associated with lower mortality in COPD plus MI | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist

Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) had lower mortality after myocardial infarction (MI) if they were discharged on beta-blockers, a recent Swedish study found.

Q and A Archives | ACP Hospitalist

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Five-day steroid course effective for acute COPD exacerbations | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist

For inpatients with acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), five days of glucocorticoids is as effective as 14 days at preventing re-exacerbations at six months, a study found.

Documentation and coding challenges with COPD | ACP Hospitalist

Learn more about one of the most frequent reasons for inpatient admission.

Atrial fibrillation common, increasing among patients hospitalized for COPD | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist

In-hospital mortality was higher among patients who had atrial fibrillation in addition to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), but it decreased significantly over time, from 6.1% in 2003 to 2.9% in 2014.

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