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Pain is a significant, undertreated problem for patients with COPD. Read about the prevalence and characteristics of pain in COPD patients here. Pain Management Nursing
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)—including ibuprofen, diclofenac, naproxen and others—are commonly used pain medications that are generally safe but may increase the risk of developi...
(American College of Chest Physicians) A study published in the February issue of the journal CHEST found that patients with COPD demonstrated gray matter decreases in areas of the brain that process ...
A child feels nauseated all the time, but no medical test can find what is wrong. Or a child vomits regularly, but there's no illness or eating disorder to explain it. These, and other stomach and bow...
(MedPage Today) -- Smokers with preserved pulmonary function can have COPD symptoms
Feb 16 (Reuters) - Flexion Therapeutics Inc on Tuesday said its lead drug met the main goal of reducing pain in patients with moderate to severe osteoarthritis knee pain in a late-stage study.
Low-acid coffee is said to be easier on the stomach. But the acidity of the coffee is probably not the problem. Learn what to look for in a stomach-friendly brew -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.co...
'My stomach hurts!' It's probably the oldest trick in the book to try to get out of school, but for some children who have abdominal pain related to irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, the pain is real ...
Pulmonary hypertension (PH) in COPD is associated with a higher mortality and an increased risk on exacerbations compared to COPD patients without PH. The aim was to evaluate the diagnostic value of p...
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is among the leading causes of chronic morbidity and mortality throughout the world. Potentially, COPD can be prevented by the early detection of COPD, whi...
Understanding the epidemiology of pain in patients on hemodialysis (HD) is crucial for further improvement in managing pain. The aim of this study was to systematically review available evidence on th...
Introduction-objective: Despite the availability of national and international guidelines, chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases (COPD) treatment is not always prescribed according to these recommend...
MIF is a pluripotent cytokine associated with several different inflammatory conditions, but its role within lung inflammation and COPD is unclear. This study aimed to examine MIF in both stable COPD ...