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Pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) is useful for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) but not clear for patients with asthma. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effectiveness of PR in patients with asthma by comparing patients with COPD. The study was designed as a retrospective case series. We recruited patients with COPD and asthma.
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Name: Turkish thoracic journal
Asthma-chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) overlap (ACO) is a heterogenous condition with clinical features shared by both asthma and COPD.
Asthma-chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) overlap (ACO) is defined as a persistent airflow limitation with features of both asthma and COPD. However, in Turkey, there are limited data about ...
Asthma is a chronic disease affecting both children and adults, whereas chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a respiratory disease most commonly related to smoking and is usually seen in ad...
Pulmonary rehabilitation is a multimodal intervention which includes an individualized physical training program, patient education, nutritional assessment and counseling, and recommendations for beha...
Adrenomedullin (AM) is a pluripotent peptide hormone with contradictory effects in human health and disease. In chronic inflammatory lung diseases, such as asthma and COPD, AM has been shown to inhibi...
Our aim in this study is to determine the distribution of comorbidity in patients with COPD participating in the pulmonary rehabilitation program and to examine the effect of severity of c...
The primary aim of this clinical study is to investigate if pulmonary rehabilitation can increase exercise capacity and quality of life in dyspneic mild chronic obstructive pulmonary disea...
While pulmonary rehabilitation provides benefits to people with COPD, only 1.5% have access to pulmonary rehabilitation each year. The main barriers are related to travel and transportatio...
COPD is characterised by irreversible airflow limitation that is usually progressive and associated with an enhanced chronic inflammatory response. This inflammation can be amplified with ...
Aim to evaluate the impact of a pulmonary rehabilitation (rehab) programme tailored and delivered to overweight and obese patients with difficult asthma on: 1. Asthma related quality of...
A disease of chronic diffuse irreversible airflow obstruction. Subcategories of COPD include CHRONIC BRONCHITIS and PULMONARY EMPHYSEMA.
The diagnosis and treatment of human responses of individuals and groups to actual or potential health problems with the characteristics of altered functional ability and altered life-style. (American Nurses Association & Association of Rehabilitation Nurses. Standards of Rehabilitation Nursing Practice, 1986, p.2)
Studies and research concerning the psychological, educational, social, vocational, industrial, and economic aspects of REHABILITATION.
Hypertrophy and dilation of the RIGHT VENTRICLE of the heart that is caused by PULMONARY HYPERTENSION. This condition is often associated with pulmonary parenchymal or vascular diseases, such as CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE and PULMONARY EMBOLISM.
An ADRENERGIC BETA-2 RECEPTOR AGONIST with a prolonged duration of action. It is used to manage ASTHMA and in the treatment of CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE.
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COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) is used for a number of conditions including chronic bronchitis and emphysema, which all lead to the airways in the lungs becoming damaged and thus narrower, making inhalation and exhalation harder...