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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.

Acute exacerbation of COPD | ACP Hospitalist

Diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up of acute exacerbation of COPD in a 67-year-old man.

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.

Inpatients with COPD exacerbations have better outcomes with noninvasive than invasive mechanical ventilation | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist

Inpatients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) exacerbations who received noninvasive ventilation (NIV) had better outcomes than those who received invasive mechanical ventilation (IMV), a study found.

Respiratory failure in COPD patients | ACP Hospitalist

In some cases of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, it may be appropriate to assign a principal or secondary diagnosis of acute respiratory failure.

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.

Test yourself: COPD | ACP Hospitalist

These cases and commentary, which address COPD, are excerpted from ACP's Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP15).

Low-dose opioids may safely reduce breathlessness in severe COPD | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist

Lower doses of opioids do not appear to increase hospital admissions or death in patients with very severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and may safely reduce breathlessness, according to a new study.

Order sets for COPD inpatients improved steroid dosing | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist

Electronic order sets helped lower the dosage of corticosteroids given to inpatients with acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, bringing doses more in line with clinical guidelines, a study found.

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