ICYMI: Get a quick look at 12 of the many drugs FDA-approved in 2019 for conditions commonly seen in primary care.
FDA 2019 approvals for COPD treatment included a cryotherapy spray and other novel & breakthrough therapies. Updates at-a-glance, here.
COPD phenotypes differ by sex and ICS are still overprescribed—2 findings that lead this month’s lung disease research review for primary care.
Depression & anxiety in COPD patients respond well to pulmonary rehabilitation but how to proceed safely in patients with comorbid CVD?
Test your knowledge of the latest developments in a complicated and rapidly changing area of patient care.
How much do you know about the various comorbidities COPD patients face? Test your knowledge with our quick, 5-question quiz.
Combination therapy found to reduce COPD exacerbations, no exacerbation reduction with β-blockers, plus 3 more must-read studies.
Findings: Don’t blame patients for all inhaler-use errors; singing may help improve breathing, QOL; Rx adherence does improve over time; plus 3 more outcomes of interest.
Findings: COPD patients who are lonely and depressed are at increased risk for ED use and hospital admission. Even mild depression is a risk factor.
Can air pollution cause emphysema? Can yoga positively impact lung function? New research has answers to these questions plus 5 more.