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BDBoot Drive
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BDBaker's Dozen
BDBuffer Descriptor (PowerPC CPM)
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BDBroder Daniel (band)
BDBy Direction
BDBrownian Dynamics
BDBootable Disk
BDBaby's Daddy (denotes a father of a child who is not married to the mother)
BDBrachydactyly
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BDBiomedical Diagnostics
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BDButane Diol
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BDBio-Daughter
BDBus Director
BDBuried Distribution
BDBase-Line Design
BDBallast Deck (railroad bridges)
BDBeginning Descent
BDBritish Dressage Ltd (UK)
BDBranch Deletion
BDBiennial Declaration
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BDBalcony Drain (plumbing)
BDBachelor of Drama
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BDBass Drum
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BDBluetooth Device
BDBeedi (Indian cigar)
BDBone Dry
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BDBerne Declaration (Switzerland)
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BDBills Discounted
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BDBen Davis (High School)
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BDBlu-Ray Disc
BDBlowdown
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BDBombardment Division
BDBiological Defense
BDBirth Dad (adoption)
BDBehcet's Disease
BDBlue Devils (drum and bugle corps; Concord, CA)
BDBig Dig (Boston, MA, USA)
BDBase de Datos (Spanish: Database)
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LABA/LAMA combination therapy seems to be superior to LABA/ICS combination therapy and should be used when long-acting bronchodilator monotherapy fails to control symptoms or reduce exacerbations.
This decrease in bronchodilator response has been observed with both short-acting and long-acting beta agonists.
I think we'll move to the triple [therapy], because breathlessness is a problem," she predicted, noting that bronchodilators address that symptom well.
It showed that the dual bronchodilator was superior in efficacy than the single bronchodilator, with a safety and tolerability profile similar to placebo.
Research to assess which, if any, demographic and clinical factors are associated with response to bronchodilator therapy is needed to further guide physicians in the treatment of bronchiolitis.
Conclusion: Pre bronchodilator criteria for detection of airflow obstruction overestimate the diagnosis of airflow obstruction and by using post bronchodilator criteria for airway obstruction on spirometry, decreases this over diagnosis of the condition.
However, the lack of an association between orofacial clefts and bronchodilators among those women who also used an anti-inflammatory drug suggests that perhaps women on polytherapy had more optimum treatment and therefore better control.
Ask your doctor whether an inhaled corticosteroid and long-acting beta-agonist bronchodilator would be preferable to an inhaled anticholinergic.
Since this patient experiences breathlessness only during exertion, it would be reasonable to treat her with a short-acting bronchodilator on an as needed basis (e.
The children with both pre- and postnatal exposure had 15% more wheezing, 16% more rhinitis, 7% more use of cough medicine, 8% more use of bronchodilators, and suffered from 30% more crying and 27% more irritability than children with no tobacco exposure.
As the disease progresses, it is often necessary to use two or more bronchodilator agents from different classes to obtain symptomatic relief.
While oxygen therapy and lung volume reduction surgery may be options for people with very severe disease, inhaled bronchodilators and steroids are a mainstay for treating mild-to-moderate COPD.