Jornal Médico – Oxygen therapy and other non-pharmacological interventions in “Updating and Training in COPD”

Oxygen therapy and other non-pharmacological interventions in “Updating and Training in COPD” In the fourth module of the Jornal Médico e-learning platform, the transition to the control of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is made. In a two-voice presentation, non-pharmacological strategies are explored, with emphasis on long-term oxygen therapy (OLD). This is the second measure, … Read more

Jornal Médico – Preventive Strategies: GOLD 2022 guidelines in “Updating and Training in COPD”

Preventive Strategies: GOLD 2022 guidelines in “Updating and Training in COPD” The Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) 2022 considers chronic lung disease (COPD) a “preventable and treatable condition caused by exposure to harmful particles or gases”. Guided by Paula Pinto, pulmonologist, health professionals will be equipped with tools for prevention strategies, both … Read more

Decreased respiratory efficiency can cause dyspnoea, even in mild COPD

Results of the CanCOLD study, conducted in AJRCCM published, show that decreased respiratory efficiency with exercise can cause dyspnoea and exercise limitation, even in mild COPD. The participants were randomly recruited from the population and underwent clinical evaluation, lung function measurements, cardiopulmonary exercise testing and a chest CT. Decreased respiratory efficiency under exercise was defined … Read more

Jornal Médico – The steps to be taken to reverse the underdiagnosis in “Updating and Training in COPD”

Steps to take to reverse the underdiagnosis in “Updating and Training in COPD” The second module of the Jornal Médico e-learning platform follows the chapter opened by the need for an epidemiological strategy, to introduce the importance of early diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), by the voice of Marta Drummond. Health professionals are … Read more

What Is Koah, Why Does It Happen? – COPD Symptoms and Treatment

COPD is defined as Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. There are many factors that trigger COPD, but heavy smoking is seen as one of the main causes of the disease. People with COPD have symptoms such as difficulty in breathing and wheezing. What is COPD? COPD is a lung disease that prevents people from breathing easily. … Read more

Tailored approach required to fight the silent COPD pandemic

By reducing air pollution and discouraging smoking, we are actively tackling chronic lung diseases in the Netherlands Research into combating chronic lung diseases such as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and asthma is often limited to rich countries. To effectively combat such diseases in resource-poor countries and regions, cultural differences must be taken into account. … Read more

The Brest University Hospital is taking part in a global study on COPD, “the smoker’s disease”

Fifth leading cause of death in the world, COPD, also called smoker’s disease, affects around three million French people, with irreversibly obstructed bronchi. Le CHU de Brest (Finistère) is one of eight French trial centers to take part in an international study on an innovative treatment for the disease. It was launched in 2019 by … Read more

COPD and Lung Cancer Can Be Prevented by Quitting Smoking

JawaPos.comCigarettes are one type of opium that can harm health and cause various problems. Including the respiratory organs and lungs. Two of the many diseases that can be prevented by quitting smoking are chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and lung cancer. Data from the World Health Organization (WHO) in 2002 showed that COPD ranks 3rd … Read more

5 most effective ways to prevent COPD

How about eliminating the risk factors that can lead to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and protecting your lung health? Being more conscious about health in the post-pandemic period has become imperative for you and your family to lead a healthy lifestyle. We should no longer overlook the seriousness of certain health problems, including Chronic Obstructive … Read more

World Day Against Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. COPD has become the third leading cause of death in the world

November 17 is World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Day (COPD). On this occasion, but also because November is Lung Health Month, the Romanian Society of Pneumology points out that COPD is currently the third leading cause of death globally. This year’s theme, “Lung Health – More Important Than Ever” emphasizes that the COPD burden persists … Read more