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Depression Decreases Adherence to COPD Maintenance Medications
Depression Decreases Adherence to COPD Maintenance Medications
A recent study in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society found that in a nationally representative sample of Medicare beneficiaries who were newly diagnosed with COPD, adherence to maintenance medications decreased with new episodes of depression.
Rescue Inhaler Study: New Approach Increases Mastery of Life-Saving Technique
Rescue Inhaler Study: New Approach Increases Mastery of Life-Saving Technique
A rescue inhaler can be a lifesaver during an asthma or COPD flareup, but using a rescue inhaler is complicated and misuse is common, putting patients� lives at risk. An education strategy, called teach-to-goal, may help patients use their inhalers pro...
Long-Term Ozone Exposure and Mortality in a Large Prospective Study
Long-Term Ozone Exposure and Mortality in a Large Prospective Study
In this study, we examined associations between chronic ambient O3 exposure and all-cause and cause-specific mortality in a large cohort of U.S. adults.
Lung Transplant in Patients with Scleroderma Compared with Pulmonary Fibrosis. Short- and Long-Te...
Lung Transplant in Patients with Scleroderma Compared with Pulmonary Fibrosis. Short- and Long-Te...
Patients with advanced lung disease due to systemic sclerosis have long been considered suboptimal and often unacceptable candidates for lung transplant.