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Polyvalent pneumococcal vaccines offered protection against community-acquired pneumonia in COPD patients.
Budesonide/formoterol treatment decreased exacerbations in COPD after 3 months.
Self-estimated life expectancy rates may differ from clinician-estimated rates of survival.
Many patients with COPD report morning symptoms that are negatively associated with physical activity.
The multidisciplinary care intervention did not reduce COPD readmissions or achieve substantial savings.
The GOLD Report includes a revised definition of COPD and updates guidelines for managing exacerbations.
It is important to use the right terminology when discussing medical terms, specifically ones associated with smoke-related respiratory conditions, according to the researchers.
Researchers conducted a systematic review of the effectiveness of monitoring physiological parameters to predict COPD exacerbations.
The prevalence of COPD globally is increasing more rapidly in women than in men.
Researchers conducted a study to verify the CAT as a predictor of outcome among patients with interstitial lung disease.