Distinguishing asthma and COPD can at times be problematic and the asthma-COPD overlap picture is even less clear. Check your recall of GINA/GOLD guidelines on all 3.
Use of the myCOPD app after hospitalization for acute COPD exacerbation reduced subsequent exacerbations by nearly 50%, according to study authors.
Most diagnoses of COPD are made in the primary care setting. Try these 6 questions to see what you know about the essentials of the differential diagnosis.
In COPD patients, a new study found no association between lung function decline and individual CVD outcomes, but disease exacerbations and dyspnea were implicated.
Along with COPD, fluticasone furoate/umeclidinium/vilanterol (Trelegy Ellipta) is now approved for the treatment of asthma in patients aged ≥18 years.
Approval was awarded to AstraZeneca for an inhaled, fixed-dose combination of budesonide/glycopyrrolate/formoterol fumarate.
What factors influence proper inhaler technique among persons with COPD? A recent study found out--and this quick quiz tests your assumptions.
Adherence to controller medication appears to have increased between early January and late March among patients with asthma and COPD, finds a new study.
Take our 5-question quiz to find out what you know about the intersection of these frequently misunderstood disorders.