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  • http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0062993/
  • COPD can cause coughing that produces large amounts of mucus (a slimy substance), wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and other symptoms.
  • http://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases_conditions/hic_Unde...
  • Most adults diagnosed with COPD are long-time cigarette smokers, and smoking is a major cause of the disease.
  • http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/copd/treatment
  • COPD has no cure yet.However, lifestyle changes and treatments can help you feel better, stay more active, and slow the progress of the disease.
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chronic_bronchitis
  • The main symptoms include shortness of breath, cough, and sputum production.[1] Most people with chronic bronchitis have COPD.[2]
  • http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/ss5106a1.htm
  • Reporting Period Covered: This report presents national data regarding objectively determined COPD (1971--1994); COPD-associated activity and functional limitations (1980--1996); self-reported COPD prevalence, COPD physician office and hospital outpatien...
  • http://www.drugs.com/mcd/copd
  • Symptoms include breathing difficulty, cough, sputum production and wheezing.It's caused by long-term exposure to irritating gases or particulate matter, most often from cigarette smoke.
  • http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1696097
  • Importance Exacerbations of respiratory symptoms in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) have profound and long-lasting adverse effects on patients.
  • http://www.uwhealth.org/health/topic/special/chronic-bronchitis/h...
  • COPD is a lung disease that makes it hard to breathe.
  • http://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/CMG43/chapter/44-Commissioning-hi...
  • In doing so the workstream aims to reduce unscheduled hospital admissions by 20%, reduce length of stay by 25% and maximise the number of patients controlling their own disease through systematic knowledge transfer and care planning....
  • http://www.clevelandclinicmeded.com/medicalpubs/diseasemanagement...
  • COPD was responsible for more than 2.5 million deaths worldwide in 2000 alone.1 It currently ranks as the third leading cause of death in the United States (U.S.).2-3 COPD is projected to have the fifth leading burden of disease worldwide by the year 202...
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    News

    CRP-Guided Testing Cuts Antibiotic Use in COPD Exacerbations
    Physicians Briefing - Friday, July 12, 2019
    CRP Test Can Guide Antibiotic Use in COPD
    Medpage Today - Friday, July 12, 2019
    Blood Eosinophil Count, Smoking Status Predict ICS Response in COPD
    Medpage Today - Friday, July 12, 2019
    What to know about COPD and lung cancer COPD is a group of conditions that have clear links to lung cancer. Smoking tobacco is the primary preventable risk factor for both of these diseases. Learn more about COPD and lung cancer here. 1 Jul 2019
    Medical News Today - Friday, July 12, 2019
    Emphysema vs. chronic bronchitis Emphysema and chronic bronchitis are both respiratory conditions that fall under the classification of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD. The symptoms may overlap. Learn more here. 1 Jul 2019
    Medical News Today - Friday, July 12, 2019
    What to know about end-stage COPD The symptoms of end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) include frequent lung infections, difficulty eating, and shortness of breath. Coping methods typically include palliative care and open discussions. L
    Medical News Today - Friday, July 12, 2019
    Can nonsmokers get COPD? It is possible for people who don't smoke to develop chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It may develop due to exposure to secondhand smoke, industrial fumes, or other toxins. Learn more about COPD in people who don't sm
    Medical News Today - Friday, July 12, 2019
    What to know about inhaled steroids Inhaled steroids are often the best treatment for conditions that cause trouble breathing, such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD. This article provides an overview of inhaled steroids, includ
    Medical News Today - Friday, July 12, 2019
    Air Pollution Ages Your Lungs Faster, Increases Your Risk Of COPD, Study SaysThe study found that for each additional 5 micrograms per cubic meter of particle pollution a person was exposed to on average annually, the lungs showed an equivalent of two yea
    Baltimore - Friday, July 12, 2019
    Study Backs Dx Threshold in COPD Guidelines
    Medpage Today - Thursday, June 27, 2019
    What is pursed lip breathing? Pursed lip breathing is a breathing technique that can help people get more air into their lungs. This technique may be particularly beneficial for people with respiratory conditions, such as COPD. Learn more about the benefi
    Medical News Today - Thursday, June 27, 2019
    Study funded by NIH supports optimal threshold for diagnosing COPD
    Nhlbi - Thursday, June 27, 2019
    Fitness in Middle Age Cuts Men's Odds for COPD Later
    Health Day - Thursday, June 27, 2019
    Poor Sleep Quality Tied to Higher COPD Exacerbation
    Medpagetoday - Wednesday, June 12, 2019
    Poor Sleep May Increase COPD Exacerbation Risk
    Medpage Today - Wednesday, June 12, 2019
    COPD Tends to Hit Women Harder Than It Does Men
    Healthline - Wednesday, June 12, 2019
    Incorporating Household Spillovers in Cost Utility Analysis: A Case Study Using Behavior Change in COPD
    Cambridge - Tuesday, June 11, 2019
    Benralizumab Not Effective Reducing Exacerbations in Moderate to Very Severe COPD
    Science Daily - Sunday, May 26, 2019
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    Videos

    COPD - 3D Atlas Videos - Health Library - Nebraska Medicine ; Omaha, NE
         
  • COPD is caused by: 1) tobacco smoke, 2) exposure to air pollutants in the home and workplace, 3) and genetic factors also play a role.

  • One Woman's Journey: Grace Anne Dorney Koppel's Journey with COPD
         
    A one-hour excerpt from national speaker and survivor Grace Ann Dorney Koppel's keynote address at Johns Hopkins Medicine's annual women's health conference, A Woman's Journey, on November 17, 2012. Dorney Koppel shares her inspiring journey, with the hel...

    Country Conquers COPD visits the York Fair (York, PA)
         
    Country Conquers COPD™ is part of COPD Learn More Breathe Better®, an awareness initiative of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health. The Country Conquers COPD team travels nationwide to raise awarenes...

    Stanford's Dr. Daya Upadhyay Discusses Living Better with COPD
         
    Living Better with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease is a progressive lung disease that affects millions of Americans every year. Although there is no cure for COPD, what was once deemed to be a disease ...

    Living with COPD
         
    Ernie Davis is one of 7,000 Islanders with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), an affliction that leaves him so short of breath he sometimes needs to lie down after a flight of stairs. COPD patients experience shortness of breath and activity...

    Breathless? ; Persistent Cough? ; Don't let it go unchecked...
         
    Never heard of COPD? You're not alone. But 3.7 million Brits are estimated to have Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), most without knowing it. The disease is most common in smokers - whether you're a current smoker or quit years ago and are hea...

    UPMC Physician Resources: Update on COPD
         
  • Dr. Frank Sciurba discusses strategies for diagnosis, management and prevention of COPD.

  • What is COPD?
         
    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a breathing problem also called COPD. Sometimes it is called "smoker's lung", chronic bronchitis, and/or emphysema. The C in COPD stands for chronic, which means that it doesn't go away, the O stands for obstruct...

    Insidermedicine In Depth - May 25, 2010 - COPD and Beta Blockers
         
    Individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) who take drugs used to treat a variety of heart conditions are less likely to have exacerbations of their lung disease and may even live longer, according to research published in the Archives ...

    COPD
         
    COPD (bronchitis and emphysema) affects an estimated three million people in the UK, and smoking is a major cause. There is a lot that can be done to relieve the symptoms and improve your quality of life

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    A diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) can be frightening to you and your family.
    Encourage local media to cover stories on COPD or run our print and radio public service announcements.
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