The role of active smoking in the management of COPD (S4/E6)
In the final episode of Season 4, Dr Surya Bhatt, an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), and the Director of the UAB Lung Imaging Lab, is here to discuss the influence of continued smoking on COPD with Dr Richard Russell. They will discuss how smoking can impact treatment decisions, how we can get our patients to stop smoking and the effects smoking can have on COPD outcomes. Dr Russell will then dive into a new publication on the impact of air quality on exacerbations during the COVID-19 lockdown, before highlighting what’s hot on social media. This week, the focus is on singing for lung health and how to better engage our patients!