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By Jadwiga A. Wedzicha, Fernando J. Martinez

ISBN-10: 142007086X

ISBN-13: 9781420070866

power Obstructive Pulmonary illness Exacerbations covers the definition, analysis, 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 via today’s most sensible specialists, power Obstructive Pulmonary illness Exacerbations: is formatted into separate sections protecting imaging analysis and remedy, making this article useful and easy-to-use examines present and step forward pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic remedies contains COPD-causing exacerbations comparable to viral and bacterial infections discusses the unfavorable environmental components with regards to COPD

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Antioxidant and/or Mucolytic Agents . . . . . Bronchodilators . . . . . . . . . . . . . Theophylline . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Phosphodiesterase Inhibitors . . . . . . . . Inhaled Corticosteroids . . . . . . . . . . Combination Therapy . . . . . . . . . . Importance of Comorbidities and Their Treatment Conclusion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . References . . . . . . . . . . . .

Effect of Intermittent Oxygen Therapy or Stopping Oxygen in AECOPD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . High-Flow Low-Concentration Oxygen Using a 24–28% Venturi Mask . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Use of Nasal Cannulae (Prongs) to Provide Controlled Oxygen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Recent Studies on AECOPD . . . . . . . . . . . . Oxygen Alert Cards and 24 or 28% Venturi Masks for COPD Patients Who have had an Episode of Hypercapnic Respiratory Failure .

3d] [14/8/08/10:40:12] [1–28] Contents xxiii 29. Physiotherapy at Exacerbation of COPD . . . . . . . . Rachel Garrod and Christine Mikelsons 325 . . . . 325 325 326 327 327 328 330 30. COPD Exacerbation and Pulmonary Rehabilitation . . . . William D-C. Man and Michael I. Polkey 333 I. II. III. IV. V. VI. Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . Positioning . . . . . . . . . . . . . Breathing Techniques . . . . . . . . . Early Pulmonary Rehabilitation .

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