Medical Insider COPD

 

ATS guidelines in COPD: When is one therapy not enough? (S1/E2)

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This time Dr Richard Russell and Professor Michael Dreher present the new American Thoracic Society Guidelines in COPD, to which Professor Dreher was a key contributor. Listen as the experts deliberate on the use of dual bronchodilation and inhaled corticosteroids in patients with COPD, as well as reviewing conditional and strong recommendations according to the guidelines. Dr Russell will also discuss the findings of a publication about maintenance inhaler therapy preferences of patients with COPD. Finally, Dr Russell will delve into the hot social media topic of air pollution, and the effects this can have on patients with COPD.

The use of ICS in COPD: Discussing new European Respiratory Society Guidelines (S1/E1)

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Join Dr Richard Russell and Professor James Chalmers as they discuss the implications of the new European Respiratory Society Guidelines on COPD patient care, to which Professor Chalmers was a key contributor. Listen as the experts debate the use of inhaled corticosteroids in patients with COPD as well as who is most likely to benefit from withdrawal of ICS, according to the guidelines. Dr Russell will also share the highlights of a publication about patients’ healthcare system encounters before they receive a COPD diagnosis. Finally, Dr Russell delves into the hot social media topic of diet and nutrition, and the implications these can have for patients with COPD. Don’t forget to subscribe, so you don’t miss out on future episodes!

About this podcast

This podcast is intended for healthcare professionals outside the United Kingdom and the US only.

Welcome to the Medical Insider COPD by Boehringer Ingelheim, a podcast offering a breath of fresh air to clinicians treating COPD across the globe. We want to bring you news and insights in COPD right from the source. Thank you for joining us today.

The Editorial Board of ‘The Medical Insider COPD Podcast’ is comprised of Professor James Chalmers, the British Lung Foundation Chair of Respiratory Medicine at the University of Dundee (UK), Professor Michael Dreher, the Head of the Department of Pneumology and Intensive Care Medicine at the University Hospital Aachen (Germany), and the host and moderator for this season, Dr. Richard Russell, a Consultant Chest Physician at Lymington New Forest Hospital (UK), a Senior Clinical Researcher at the University of Oxford, and the founding editor of the International Journal of COPD.

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