Predictors of early rehospitalization among patients hospitalized for complications of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease have been identified by a study. In an American nationwide analysis of more than 8,000 commercially insured adult patients with COPD, researchers concluded that several modifiable factors, such as appropriate prescriptions upon discharge and early follow…
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— CDC report also finds that teens who used the devices were more likely to say they would try smoking.
— Concerns about inhaling more toxic chemicals weren't borne out in study.
— Increased odds for asthma seen into teen years.
— Highly educated smokers seemed less vulnerable to effects of unhealthy habit over 14 years of follow-up.
— Recommendation comes a day after similar calls for regulation by American Heart Association.
— Group's policy statement also calls for ban on marketing, sales to young people.
— New study finds that follow-up monitoring and care is crucial.
— Chronic bronchitis, emphysema and pneumonia linked to risk in study, but not asthma, tuberculosis.
Posted by admin on Aug 9, 2014 in COPD Blog | 0 comments The number one reason why many Individuals neglect their COPD is because of the lack of home medical device technology that will allow them to take their respiratory medication.