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Hospital Readmission Rates for Acute Exacerbations of COPD Reduce with Implementation of Discharge Care Bundle

The 30, 60 and 90 days hospital readmissions were significantly reduced after implementation of the discharge care bundle in patients admitted for...

19 Oct, 2018

 
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Air Pollution Ups the Risk of Lung Cancer Risk in Women Who are Nonsmokers

A paper presented during the 19th World Conference of Lung Cancer reported that among non-smokers, women were more susceptible than men to develop...

15 Oct, 2018

 
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Enterovirus Infection may Increase the Risk of Childhood Asthma, Reports a 16-Year Nation-Wide Taiwanese Study

Children who suffer with enterovirus (EV) infection may be burdened with a higher risk of asthma in childhood, reported a recent 16-year nation-wide...

12 Oct, 2018

 
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Asthma-COPD Overlap Associated with Worse Outcomes than Individual Disease

Data from the US-population based National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) demonstrated that the patients with asthma-chronic...

11 Oct, 2018

 
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Synchrobreathe Technical Dossier

The inhaled route of drug delivery is the mainstay for treating chronic respiratory diseases like asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (...

Clarithromycin: An Emerging Treatment Recourse in Lower Respiratory Tract Infections

Parenteral macrolide therapy is needed for patients with moderate to severe CAP/AECB. This booklet gives an overview of the efficacy and safety of...

Optimizing Inhaled Drug Delivery: Focus on Dry Powder Inhalers

Inhalation therapy is the main route of drug administration in patients with asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). Inhaled drug...

Omalizumab for Management of Severe Allergic Asthma: Your Questions Answered

This booklet addresses common queries on diagnosing and identifying severe asthma and management with Omalizumab.

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Quit Smoking with Nicotine Chewing Gum

Nicotine Chewing Gum offers a nicotine that enables quitting with the principle of Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT).  Nicotine Chewing Gum...

Know about Influenza to Protect Your Child from It

Influenza, commonly known as "the flu," is a highly contagious viral infection of the respiratory tract causing mild to severe illness. It affects...

Know about Influenza to Protect Yourself and Your Family

Influenza (flu), is an acute respiratory viral illness that occurs as seasonal epidemic with higher attack rates in children. Also, children are the...

How to use the Inhaler?

The Metered Dose Inhaler (MDI) is a device that delivers a specific and pre-metered amount of medication to the lungs, in the form of an aerosol...

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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
21% (3 votes)
Those having persistently low lung function
14% (2 votes)
Those uncontrolled despite addition of OCS
21% (3 votes)
Persistent symptoms despite optimal therapy, counselling and education
43% (6 votes)
Total votes: 14