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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-02-22T19:05:23-0500
This is an observational pilot study focused on collecting data on clinical variables that can improve the understanding of potential predictors of disease exacerbation and readmissions in...
This is an open-label single-center 6-month prospective clinical trial predicting exacerbation of COPD with wireless telemonitoring of respiratory rate, heart rate and sleep in patients ad...
The aim of this study is to examine the association of COPD maintenance inhalation medication (Inhaled Corticosteroid or ICS) adherence with COPD exacerbation healthcare resource utilizati...
This study investigates the influence of acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) on retinal microcirculation, on functional status and also investigates the prog...
Hyperglycemia is a common complication of corticosteroid (cortisone) therapy. It is estimated that more than a third of patients with chronic pulmonary disease (COPD) exacerbation (16). De...
Life expectancy data of COPD patients in comparison to the general population are primarily based upon long-term population cohort studies. These studies are limited by a poor definition of clinically...
Introduction: Data on the prevalence of psychopathological disorders in the exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are very heterogeneous. COPD and depression have common predisp...
Decreased but measurable serum IgA levels (≤70 mg/dL) have been associated with risk for infections in some populations, but are unstudied in COPD. This study tested the hypothesis that subnormal se...
Colder temperatures have been shown to increase hospitalization and mortality rates in adults with COPD and cardiac disease. Seasonal influences on exacerbation rates in adults with severe COPD but wi...
There is a lack of comprehensive view of the association between acute exacerbation of COPD (AECOPD) and the risk of acute cardiovascular events.
A transient exacerbation of symptoms of an existing disease or condition.
A disease of young infants characterized by soft tissue swellings over the affected bones, fever, and irritability, and marked by periods of remission and exacerbation. (Dorland, 27th ed)
A disease of chronic diffuse irreversible airflow obstruction. Subcategories of COPD include CHRONIC BRONCHITIS and PULMONARY EMPHYSEMA.