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Chronic Sinusitis Increases the Risk of Early Hospital Readmissions in Asthma and COPD

A retrospective study which evaluated the association between chronic rhinitis (CR) and hospital readmissions in patients of asthma and chronic...

21 Jan, 2019

 
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Treatment with Indacaterol/Glycopyrronium and Salmeterol/Fluticasone Have Comparable Outcomes in Men and Women with COPD

The treatment outcomes in men and women with moderate to very severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and with a history of...

17 Jan, 2019

 
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Topical Mometasone Reduces Reactive Inflammatory Changes and Vascularity of Adenoidal Lymphoid Tissue in Children

The reactive cellular changes and vascularity of the adenoid tissue was reduced with the use of intranasal mometasone furoate spray for one month in...

16 Jan, 2019

 
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Combination Therapy with Fluticasone propionate and Salmeterol Safe and Effective in Children below 5 Years

Combination therapy with fluticasone propionate and salmeterol (FP/SA) was found to be safe and highly effective in asthmatic children under the age...

07 Jan, 2019

 
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A Practical Guide to Nebulization Therapy

Nebulization, the process of transforming liquid medications into mists, is most suited for children and elderly, in whom coordination is a problem...

Insight: Step towards PH Diagnosis and Treatment

Pulmonary hypertension is difficult to diagnose early because as it’s not often detected in a routine physical exam. Even when the condition is more...

TIOTROPIUM 2018: Unfolding 15 Years of Evolution

It has been 25 years since the inception of tiotropium and it has been 15 years in clinical practice. Tiotropium has now established itself as a...

PH Essentials: Hospitalisations in PAH

This booklet summarises some of the newer treatments that reduces the hospitalization rates of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) patients.  

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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