chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

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a nonreversible lung disease that is a combination of emphysema and chronic bronchitis

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Each time, the patient was diagnosed and treated for chronic obstructive lung disease with little result.
Paul's Hospital in Vancouver, British Columbia, and his coworkers have found previously that some smokers who develop chronic obstructive lung disease show evidence of adenovirus infection.
CF is usually characterized by chronic obstructive lung disease, pancreatic insufficiency and abnormally high loss of electrolytes caused by excessive sweating.
Professor Richard Casaburi, MD, Associate Chief for Research in the Division of Respiratory and Critical Care Physiology and Medicine, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, stated, "The Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease 2011 guidelines recommend long-acting anticholinergics as a first-line therapy for a broad range of COPD patients with moderate to very severe disease.
Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) guidelines recommend that use of ICS and long-acting [beta.
The Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease has established improvement of respiratory symptoms as a treatment goal for patients with COPD.
An estimated 90% of all deaths from chronic obstructive lung disease are caused by smoking.
18) The Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) guideline recommends a 10-14-day course of 30-40 mg/day of oral prednisone for treatment of AECOPD.
Outcomes following acute exacerbation of severe chronic obstructive lung disease.
Of 450 patients, 56% received guideline-concordant care as outlined by the 2010 Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) stage-specific recommendations, Dr.
Speaking at the launch of the new expert Report Dr Alan Kaplan, Chairperson of the Respiratory Medicine Special Interest Focus Group of the College of Family Physicians of Canada, said: "The management of stable COPD should, according to the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD), be based on a combined assessment of both the current symptom burden as well as the future risk of disease progression.
Other groups at increased risk of pesticides are those with chronic obstructive lung disease, toxic encephalopathy, and neural degenerative diseases.
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