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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Asthma

AUTHOR:
Joseph Mort
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  1. Explain the pathophysiology of asthma & COPD.
  2. Interpret pulmonary function testing and explain the expected results for patients with COPD or asthma.
  3. Select the appropriate therapy for an asthma patient based on the classification of their symptom severity.
  4. List the components of outpatient COPD management (oxygen, bronchodilators, corticosteroids, oxygen).
  5. Understand the management of acute COPD exacerbations.
  6. Explain the impact smoking cessation has on mortality in COPD patients.
Chapter
AccessMedicine > Principles and Practice of Hospital Medicine, 2e > Pulmonary Function Testing
Section
AccessMedicine > CURRENT Practice Guidelines in Primary Care 2018 > Disease Screening > CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE
Section
AccessMedicine > CURRENT Practice Guidelines in Primary Care 2018 > Disease Management > ASTHMA
Chapter
AccessMedicine > Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20e > Asthma
Chapter
AccessMedicine > Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20e > Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Case File
AccessMedicine > Case Files: Internal Medicine 5e > Case 16 > Chronic Cough/Asthma
Case File
AccessMedicine > Case Files: Family Medicine 4th ed. > Case 2 > Dyspnea (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Case File
AccessMedicine > Case Files: Family Medicine 4th ed. > Case 56 > Wheezing and Asthma
Case File
AccessMedicine > Resident Readiness®: Internal Medicine > Case 17 > COPD Exacerbation
Case File
AccessMedicine > Resident Readiness®: Internal Medicine > Case 44 > Asthma (Uncontrolled)
Case File
AccessMedicine > Pathophysiology of Disease Cases > Case 48 > Asthma
Case File
AccessMedicine > Pathophysiology of Disease Cases > Case 49 > Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Case File
AccessMedicine > Vanderbilt Internal Medicine and Pediatric Curriculum > 30 > Asthma
Case File
AccessMedicine > Vanderbilt Internal Medicine and Pediatric Curriculum > 37 > Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

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