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By Richard Gough Paramedic tutor, Post Qualification Manager
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Ian D Pavord, Paul W Jones, Pierre-RĂ©gis Burgel, Klaus F Rabe
Exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are defined as sustained worsening of a patient's condition beyond normal day-to-day variations that is acute in onset, and that may also require a change in medication and/or hospitalization. Exacerbations have a significant and prolonged impact on health status and outcomes, and negative effects on pulmonary function. A significant proportion of exacerbations are unreported and therefore left untreated, leading to a poorer prognosis than those treated...
2016: International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
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P Elliott Miller, Brian A Houston
A 76-year-old woman was admitted to the hospital with shortness of breath. She had tachypnea and was breathing through pursed lips. The patient had a long history of advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), with a forced expiratory volume in 1 second of 21% of the predicted value. The..
July 24, 2014: New England Journal of Medicine
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Wilson F Abdo, Leo M A Heunks
During our medical training, we learned that oxygen administration in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) induces hypercapnia through the 'hypoxic drive' mechanism and can be dangerous. This mindset frequently results in the reluctance of clinicians to administer oxygen to hypoxemic patients with COPD. However, this fear is not based on evidence in the literature. Here, we will review the impact and pathophysiology of oxygen-induced hypercapnia in patients with acute exacerbation of COPD and recommend a titrated oxygen management...
October 29, 2012: Critical Care: the Official Journal of the Critical Care Forum
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