AECOPD

(redirected from Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
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AECOPDAcute Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
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Acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease are associated with decreased CD4+ & CD8+ T cells and increased growth and differentiation factor-15 (GDF-15) in peripheral blood.
The use of oxygen in acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a prospective audit of pre-hospital and hospital emergency management.
Acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (AECOPD) account for 1.5 million emergency department (ED) visits and 726,000 hospitalizations each year in the United States.
MacCallum et al., "Acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease are accompanied by elevations of plasma fibrinogen and serum IL-6 levels," Thrombosis and Haemostasis, vol.
Role of antimicrobial therapy in acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Ann Pharmacother.
Acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (AECOPD) are characterised by sustained worsening of symptoms from the stable state.
SAN FRANCISCO -- New evidence-based practice guidelines for managing acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease list five beneficial treatments: bronchodilators; corticosteroids; antibiotics; noninvasive positive pressure ventilation; and, sometimes, oxygen.
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