"I'm having trouble catching my breath." "I can't pay for my inhaler." "I'm just so sad." They may not tell us, so we need to ask. Here's my experience.
These brief summaries highlight key developments in COPD and how they are likely to affect patient management in the months and years ahead.
Pulmonologist Jonathan Ilowite, MD, answers 5 of the many common questions he fields about COPD exacerbations and how to manage them.
Try these 5 questions written by a pulmonologist and based on updates to the GOLD guidelines on how to classify and manage COPD.
Beth is age 52, smokes 2 packs of cigarettes a day, gets breathless in cold weather, and has had "bronchitis" twice this year. What's your diagnosis?