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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.
Section
AccessMedicine > Huppert’s Notes: Pathophysiology and Clinical Pearls for Internal Medicine > OBSTRUCTIVE LUNG DISEASES > Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
Section
AccessMedicine > Huppert’s Notes: Pathophysiology and Clinical Pearls for Internal Medicine > OBSTRUCTIVE LUNG DISEASES > Asthma–COPD overlap syndrome
Section
AccessMedicine > Huppert’s Notes: Pathophysiology and Clinical Pearls for Internal Medicine > OBSTRUCTIVE LUNG DISEASES > Asthma
Chapter
AccessMedicine > Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment 2022 > Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Chapter
AccessMedicine > Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment 2022 > Approach to Management Asthma
Case File
AccessMedicine > Pathophysiology of Disease Cases > Case 49 > Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Case File
AccessMedicine > Resident Readiness®: Internal Medicine > Case 17 > COPD Exacerbation
Case File
AccessMedicine > Vanderbilt Internal Medicine and Pediatric Curriculum > 38 > Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Case File
AccessMedicine > Case Files: Anesthesiology > Case 25 > Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Case File
AccessMedicine > Case Files: Family Medicine, 5e > Case 2 > Dyspnea (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Case File
AccessMedicine > Graber and Wilbur’s Family Medicine Examination and Board Review, 5th Edition > Pulmonology Case 3.04 > Pulmonology Case 3.04
Case File
AccessMedicine > Resident Readiness®: Internal Medicine > Case 44 > Asthma (Uncontrolled)
Case File
AccessMedicine > Pathophysiology of Disease Cases > Case 48 > Asthma
Case File
AccessMedicine > Vanderbilt Internal Medicine and Pediatric Curriculum > 31 > Asthma
Case File
AccessMedicine > Case Files: Family Medicine, 5e > Case 56 > Wheezing and Asthma
Section
AccessMedicine > The Infographic Guide to Medicine > Pulmonology > COPD
Section
AccessMedicine > The Infographic Guide to Medicine > Pulmonology > Asthma

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