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Heart Rate Variability Indices Useful in Recognizing Autonomic Impairments in Physically Active COPD Patients

Physically active patients with moderately severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) show some subtle autonomic impairments, claimed a new...

17 Jan, 2018

 
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Predictors of Invasive Mechanical Ventilation in Patients Treated for Acute Exacerbations of COPD

A recent study noted that in- hospital and post-discharge mortality and readmission rates were significantly high in patients treated for acute...

17 Jan, 2018

 
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No Need for Boxed Warning on LABA/ICS Combos, States USFDA

The mandate for Boxed Warning, about asthma-related mortality on the drug labels of medicines that contain both an inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) and...

09 Jan, 2018

 
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Exhaled Nitric Oxide Levels and Eosinophil Counts Helps Differentiate between Asthma and COPD

A recent study identified fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) levels and peripheral blood eosinophil counts as the potential biomarkers for...

28 Dec, 2017

 
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Date: 20 Jan 2018
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Technical Dossier – Minizerostat spacer

The Technical dossier on Minizerostat spacer provides details on the role of spacers as an add on device to pMDI, focusing on the product...

Nistami (Indacaterol maleate + Glycopyrronium bromide) Dossier

NISTAMI® Inhaler contains combination of Indacaterol maleate (110 mcg) and Glycopyrronium bromide (50 mcg) in one capsule. NISTAMI Dossier gives a...

Air Pollution: Should We Care About the Air We Breathe?

Air pollution is becoming a major risk factor for health problems and is also responsible for increased rates of cardiovascular and respiratory...

Comprehensive Guide on the Use of Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccine (Nasovac-S)

Influenza, one of the most common infectious diseases, is an acute respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. A country like India, apart from...

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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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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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Allergic Rhinitis and Asthma: One Airway, One Disease

This talk by Dr. PA Mahesh, a renowned pulmonologist, emphasizes on the epidemiologic association between AR-asthma, where integrated disease...

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Role of Good Nebulization Practice (GNP) in Clinical...

In this talk, Dr. Subhadip Pal emphasizes on the role of good nebulization practice in enhancing the efficacy and safety of nebulized therapy  for...

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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?
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