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In brief: what’s new and notable in COPD

Explore new and notable updates in COPD, including research into the association between occupational exposures among military servicepeople and COPD, data on the impact of a care transition bundle on patient outcomes, and more. Watch a deep dive into the role of bronchoscopic lung volume reduction for patients with COPD, review patient education resources on inhaler use, and experience the patient’s perspective of COPD in a virtual patient tour.

Patient education resources to share

In a study of patients with COPD or asthma, up to 70% made errors related to inhalation. Could your patient’s struggle to use their inhaler be affecting their treatment outcomes? Better understand when you might want to switch a patient’s inhaler and patient preferences for inhalers in COPD with these infographics developed by CHEST in collaboration with Boehringer Ingelheim.

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DATA TRENDS

Pulmonology Data Trends 2022
Get quick-hit overviews of the latest data on a wide variety of important topics in pulmonary medicine with infographics developed by leaders in the field.

CHEST PHYSICAN

The Role of Bronchoscopic Lung Volume Reduction in COPD
In this ReCAP video, Javier Diaz-Mendoza, MD, FCCP, investigates the use of bronchoscopic lung volume reduction for patients with COPD and emphysema.

PODCAST

The Role of Palliative Care in COPD
Despite its potential benefits, palliative care often is not offered to patients with COPD until the end of life. Review the role of palliative care in treatment for COPD.

CHEST PHYSICIAN

Anxiety in COPD: Consequential, but often overlooked
Anxiety has been shown to affect the course of COPD, but it remains an often-neglected comorbidity. Learn more about the effects of anxiety in patients with COPD.

DEEP BREATHS: UPDATES FROM CHEST

Investigating T2 Inflammation in Severe Asthma & COPD
Type 2 (T2) inflammation can be challenging to identify. This podcast covers what clinicians should be looking for in patients with COPD.

PODCAST

Asthma-COPD Overlap: What are the important questions?
Take a deep dive into asthma-COPD overlap (ACO), including the prevalence of ACO, clinical features of the disease, and current treatment methods.

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