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COPD

15 results found for: COPD

Scenario: Steroids & type 2 diabetes

Would you recognise the predisposing factors that lead to an increased risk of hyperglycaemia with steroid therapy in people with diabetes?

Asthma and COPD

This CPPE module is about asthma and COPD, pharmacy technicians will be able to help patients manage them effectively.

Inhaled corticosteroids linked to COPD fractures

Long-term use of high dose inhaled corticosteroids is associated with a “modest” increased risk of fractures in COPD patients

Winter ailments: Help cut the queues

Winter provides the perfect opportunity for pharmacy to ease the pressure on GP surgeries and A&E departments

Pause for breath

A new report on air pollution report showcases the scale of the problem in regional cities as well as the capital. But what does this mean and what's the impact of air pollution on public health?

What’s new in COPD & asthma care (part 2)

Here we consider the role community pharmacy teams can play in the therapeutic management of COPD

What’s new in COPD & asthma care (part 1)

What symptoms should pharmacists look for with COPD and when should suspected cases be referred to a GP?

Untapped potential

Pharmacies are doing a lot for patients, but have the potential to provide so much more in terms of diagnostic services.

Inhaled steroids in COPD increase oral thrush risk

Inhaled corticosteroids for COPD appear to double the risk of developing oral thrush compared to long-acting bronchodilators

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

This CPD module provides an overview of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Supporting patients with COPD

This CPD module looks at how community pharmacists can support patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Update: COPD treatment adherence falls “precipitously” early on

Adherence to maintenance treatments for COPD falls sharply in the first six months of treatment, researchers find

Update: COPD exacerbations speed lung function loss

Even mild COPD exacerbations accelerate loss of lung function, researchers find

COPD link to anxiety highlighted

Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease can experience generalised anxiety disorder

UKCPA viewpoint: Using generic inhalers

We consider the role of generic inhalers in asthma and COPD.



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