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Short-Term Exposure to Air Pollutants Increases Mortality in Asthmatics

Short-term exposures to particulate matter with an aerodynamic diameter <2.5 µm (PM2.5), nitrogen dioxide (NO2) and ozone (O3) significantly...

26 Mar, 2019

 
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Treatment Adherence to GOLD Guidelines in Older Hospitalized COPD Patients Improves Clinical Outcomes

A recent study demonstrated a high prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in acutely hospitalized older patients, who were...

25 Mar, 2019

 
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Statin Use Might Lower the Risk of Coronary Heart Disease and Stroke in Asthma-COPD Overlap Syndrome

A recent time-dependent regression study demonstrated a lower risk of coronary artery disease (CAD) in all patients with asthma-chronic obstructive...

22 Mar, 2019

 
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Subgroup of Patients with Advanced Emphysema Likely to Benefit from Endobronchial Coil Therapy

A post-hoc analysis of the Lung Volume Reduction Coil Treatment in Patients With Emphysema (RENEW) trial identified baseline predictors, including...

20 Mar, 2019

 
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Flohale (Fluticasone Propionate) 50 mcg Inhaler: Datasheet

Fluticasone propionate is a potent inhaled corticosteroid with high lipophilicity, greater retention at the steroid receptors and negligible oral...

Complementing COPD Management Through Smoking Cessation

Smoking cessation is the most important intervention in management of COPD. This article details the importance of smoking cessation, and...

Pulmonary Rehabilitation - An Insight

This article deals with multidisciplinary approach to pulmonary rehabilitation which is essential to achieve optimal results. Detailed information...

Niveoli Inhaler (Beclomethasone dipropionate 100 µg + Formoterol fumarate dihydrate 6 µg): Product Monograph

NIVEOLI Inhaler is the first extra-fine combination of ICS/LABA approved in India and represents a significant advancement in the therapeutic...

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Mini Zerostat Spacer

The MiniZerostat spacer is a compact, small spacer with a volume of 150 ml, thus making it easier to use and carry. The pear shape of the spacer and...

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Nasal Spray

This video demonstrates the correct use of the simple and non-invasive nasal spray, intended for topical treatment, for the disorders of nose and...

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Breathe-o meter

Breathe-o meter, Cipla’s peak flow meter, is a simple, portable, easy to use and cost-effective tool in diagnosing and monitoring patients with...

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Metered Dose Inhalers

Cipla MDIs deliver accurate dosing by employing the right formulation technology and the most sophisticated metered dose valves, canisters and...

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Expert's Views

Role of Maintenance Nebulization in Management of COPD

In this video, Dr. Ashok Mahashur addresses various questions governing the use of maintenance nebulization therapy as an effective option in...

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Differential Diagnosis of Cough

Cough is one of the most common symptoms that doctors encounter during their clinical practice. In this video, Dr Sundeep Salvi demonstrates various...

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Role of Nebulized Antibiotics in the Management of...

The prevalence of bronchiectasis in India and the role of nebulized antibiotics in managing bronchiectasis has been described in this short talk by...

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Respiratory Sounds

This talk by Dr H. Paramesh on various respiratory sounds in young children serves as a lucid guide to reach diagnosis.

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Amongst all your asthma patients who are on medium to high dose ICS/LABA, whom would you classify as a severe asthmatic?
Those having persistent symptoms
0% (0 votes)
Those having frequent exacerbations
27% (4 votes)
Those having persistently low lung function
13% (2 votes)
Those uncontrolled despite addition of OCS
20% (3 votes)
Persistent symptoms despite optimal therapy, counselling and education
40% (6 votes)
Total votes: 15