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COPD


Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Management of type 2 diabetes in patients with frailty Newer antihyperglycemic agents such as glucagonlike peptide-1 receptor agonists (GLP1-RAs), …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Cardiovascular risk assessment in women: which women are suited for menopausal hormone therapy? Individual risk assessment for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease is …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Risk of Fracture and Osteoporosis in Patients with COPD and Inhaled Corticosteroids Treatment This meta-analysis of 26 RCTs (n=61,380) concluded that …

Frailty is common among people living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and is associated with an increased risk of adverse patient outcomes. By Debbie Rigby, advanced practice pharmacist Learning …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news High use of short-acting beta-2-agonists in COPD is associated with an increased risk of exacerbations and mortality This observational study from …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Menopausal hormone therapy and dementia A case control study conducted with more than 60,000 women aged 50 to 60 …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Evaluating the potential outcomes of pharmacist-led activities in the Australian general practice setting A prospective observational study was conducted in eight …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Comparative Effectiveness of Umeclidinium/Vilanterol versus Inhaled Corticosteroid/Long-Acting β2-Agonist in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Among patients with COPD without exacerbations …

Optimal management of COPD should include identification and management of comorbidities. As COPD has a high rate of comorbidity with cardiovascular disease, patients with COPD may benefit from cardioprotective medications …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Novel antihyperglycaemic drugs and prevention of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbations among patients with type 2 diabetes In this population based …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Beta-blocker therapy in patients with COPD Beta-blockers are associated with reduced mortality in patients with cardiovascular disease but are …

Resources supporting pharmacists to provide services to people with chronic respiratory diseases has been published by FIP The resources—covering asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease—have just been released by the …