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What Is Reactive Airway Disease? | Asthma Treatment Tips

Asthma Treatment Tips - Reactive Airway Disease (RAD) is often misunderstood and many people either have never heard of it or confuse it with asthma.
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COPD: the Nutrition Connection - U.S. News & World Report

COPD: the Nutrition Connection - U.S. News & World Report | Pulmonary Rehab | Scoop.it
Here’s why diet matters with this lung disease.
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#EatBettertoBreatheBetter

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RT Voice Comes Through Loud and Clear

RT Voice Comes Through Loud and Clear | Pulmonary Rehab | Scoop.it
The RT voice was heard loud and clear when the NHLBI hosted its first-ever town hall meeting aimed at developing a National COPD Action Plan.
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Is Pulmonary Rehab Right for Me?

Dr. Allen Salm, a pulmonary intensivist with Virtua, explains the benefits of pulmonary rehab and whether it's right for you.
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Learning to Improve Diagnosis and Treatment of COPD

The knowledge about COPD has grown in recent years but even with that increased knowledge applying that to patient diagnose and treatment has proved difficul...

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Pocket Guide to COPD Diagnosis, Management and Prevention: A Guide for Healthcare Professionals - COPD StoreCOPD Store

Pocket Guide to COPD Diagnosis, Management and Prevention: A Guide for Healthcare Professionals - COPD StoreCOPD Store | Pulmonary Rehab | Scoop.it

This pocket guide has been developed from the Global Strategy for the Diagnosis, Management and Prevention of COPD (Updated 2016). Technical discussions of COPD

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The Official Guide to COPD Nutrition

The Official Guide to COPD Nutrition | Pulmonary Rehab | Scoop.it

Struggling to eat a nutritious, COPD friendly diet? Learn how eating a healthy diet can improve your COPD symptoms in this Official Guide to COPD Nutrition

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Copy of Fundraise to help people with COPD and other lung diseases.

Help is available for people with COPD, ILD, PF, and PH. But, many people cannot attend a formal pulmonary rehab program. The classes are often full, transpo...

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Majority of COPD Patients Do Not Receive Maintenance Treatment, Study Shows - Lung Disease News

Majority of COPD Patients Do Not Receive Maintenance Treatment, Study Shows - Lung Disease News | Pulmonary Rehab | Scoop.it
Read more about Majority of COPD Patients Do Not Receive Maintenance Treatment, Study Shows
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This could be problematic.  I'll be curious to learn what the solutions to this could be.

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COPD Claimed Life Of Leonard Nimoy But Alendronate, An Osteoporosis Drug ... - Medical Daily

COPD Claimed Life Of Leonard Nimoy But Alendronate, An Osteoporosis Drug ... - Medical Daily | Pulmonary Rehab | Scoop.it
In the wake of Leonard Nimoy's death from end-stage chronic COPD, a recently published study suggests a new treatment that might prove useful in treating the condition.
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Time will tell as to the effectiveness of this drug...

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NANTICOKE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL PULMONARY REHABILITATION ... - Cape Gazette

NANTICOKE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL PULMONARY REHABILITATION ... - Cape Gazette | Pulmonary Rehab | Scoop.it
nanticoke memorial hospital is proud to announce the certification of its pulmonary rehabilitation program by the american association of cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation (aacvpr). ...
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Congrats!

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A soulful approach to breath therapy for lung disease

A soulful approach to breath therapy for lung disease | Pulmonary Rehab | Scoop.it
At Lafayette's Good Samaritan hospital, harmonica therapy helps respiratory patients blow blues away
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Here's a fun way to fight #COPD.

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Seniors' obesity-counseling benefit goes largely unused

Seniors' obesity-counseling benefit goes largely unused | Pulmonary Rehab | Scoop.it
Experts say low reimbursements and restrictions on providers have hampered Medicare program.
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Obesity counseling could aid in COPD management too.

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COPD and Depression: How Can You Take Your Life Back?

COPD and Depression: How Can You Take Your Life Back? | Pulmonary Rehab | Scoop.it
Don't let COPD related depression take over your life. These 7 actionable tips will help you take your life back and prevent depression.
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Helpful suggestions for managing COPD and Depression.
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Exercise, COPD and ME

Siel Bleu Ireland improves the quality of life of older adults, through fun and interactive, tailored exercise programmes. We are all aware of the importance...
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A wonderful example of the power of Community working towards health.
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CPAP and BIPAP therapy for sleep apnea

Mikhail Shusterman CRTT, RCP Certified Respiratory Therapist, Respiratory Care Practitioner Discusses all aspects of: CPAP, BIPAP, Sleep Apnea, proper use of...

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The Benefits of Walking for People With COPD

The Benefits of Walking for People With COPD | Pulmonary Rehab | Scoop.it

Walking is a low-impact exercise which can help people with COPD utilize oxygen more efficiently. Walking can also help you to quit smoking. Walking helps reduce stress, improves depression and lowers your risk of disease.

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COPD Music Therapy

This video is about COPD Music Therapy

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This is a wonderful of example of what I call #Edge strategies.

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Telephone support for patients with COPD – Video Abstract 100859

Video abstract of a study protocol “Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial of telephone-delivered cognitive behavior therapy compared with befriend...

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Colorado Patients Coping With COPD Hum On The Harmonica For Help - CBS Local

Colorado Patients Coping With COPD Hum On The Harmonica For Help - CBS Local | Pulmonary Rehab | Scoop.it
Last week Star Trek's Mr. Spock died of a disease many people probably never heard of -- chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD.
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Yes, harmonica playing is very helpful for lung disease patients.

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Ian Stiell Clinical Decision Rules & Risk Scales | EM Cases

Ian Stiell Clinical Decision Rules & Risk Scales | EM Cases | Pulmonary Rehab | Scoop.it
In this podcast Ian Stiell discusses the rational use of Clinical Decision Rules (CDRs) and his newest risk scales on COPD, CHF and TIA on EM Cases
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Interesting to compare the differences in clinical decision making between the US and Canada.

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High incidence of bowel disease seen in people with lung conditions

High incidence of bowel disease seen in people with lung conditions | Pulmonary Rehab | Scoop.it
People with airway diseases, including asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), have a higher incidence of inflammatory bowel disease, such as Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, according to the findings of a new study.
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IF it's not one thing, it's another - or two...

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COPD Treatment with Nutrition Improves Outcome, Reduces Costs

COPD Treatment with Nutrition Improves Outcome, Reduces Costs | Pulmonary Rehab | Scoop.it
Read about how COPD Treatment with Nutrition Improves Outcome, Reduces Costs, and lessens chances of 30-day readmission.
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