Patients with COPD and other chronic respiratory diseases who underwent pulmonary rehab experienced improved exercise capacity and quality of life as well as lower rates of emergency admissions and hospitalizations a year afterward.
Michael Cawley, PharmD, discusses the impact triple therapy has on patient outcomes and why he believes triple therapy will be reserved based upon the GOLD recommendations.
Study author Ingrid Nordide Kuiper, MD, said, “it is likely that our findings will substantially expand our knowledge on the long-term effects of air pollution and greenness, enabling physicians, scientists and policy-makers to see the importance of exposure to pollution and access to green spaces, and helping to improve public health.
Marijuana use likely exacerbates the risks for various respiratory symptoms, including cough and shortness of breath, according to recent research.
According to recent research, artificial intelligence can be used to help lung doctors interpret respiratory symptoms accurately and make a correct diagnosis.