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  1. Use of Oxygen Therapy in COPD | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Use of Oxygen Therapy in COPD, NIV should be used as the treatment of choice for persistent hypercapnic ventilatory failure during exacerbations not responding to medical therapy. ...

  2. Prescribing Oxygen | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Prescribing Oxygen, Nocturnal oxygen therapy. Palliative oxygen therapy. Travel - usually portable cylinders. For holidays in the UK, the usual contractor will make...

  3. Photodynamic Therapy | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Photodynamic Therapy, Energy is transferred in the form of light via the intracellular photosensitiser to oxygen molecules. The oxygen then forms highly reactive intermediar...

  4. Fat Embolism Syndrome | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    High flow rate of oxygen is given to maintain the arterial oxygen tension in the normal range. Restriction of fluid intake and the use of diuretics can minimise fluid accumulation in...

  5. Nicotine Replacement Therapy | Condition Leaflet

    Nicotine Replacement Therapy, Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) increases your chance of quitting smoking. This leaflet is part of our series on smoking ...

  6. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) | Condition Leaflet

    Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is a talking therapy that can help you manage your problems by changing the way you feel, think and...

  7. Management of Stable COPD | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Patients prescribed zanamivir should have a fast-acting bronchodilator available. [ 9 ] Oxygen therapy See the separate article on  Use of Oxygen Therapy in COPD . ...

  8. Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency | Condition Leaflet

    Portable oxygen is available in cylinders but, if someone needs long-term oxygen therapy (LTOT) for long periods of the day, an oxygen concentrator is required.

  9. Gene Therapy | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Gene Therapy, Disorders resulting from multiple gene defects, such as heart disease, Alzheimer's disease and diabetes, are not good candidates for gene therapy. Single gene defec...

  10. Electroconvulsive Therapy | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Electroconvulsive Therapy, Background Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) has been around since the 1930s. It was originally tried in schizophrenia but it was soon shown to benefit ...

  11. Cluster Headaches | Condition Leaflet

    It often works well but possibly not as quickly as sumatriptan injection. 100% oxygen therapy : this is an alternative treatment that may be advised, especially if sumatriptan injections ...

  12. Menopause and Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) | Condition Leaflet

    Menopause and Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT), Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) may ease your symptoms. If you are considering taking HRT, you should discuss the risks and benefit...

  13. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) - Conditions | Condition Leaflet

    Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) - Conditions, The emphasis may be on cognitive therapy for other situations - for example, when treating depression. Cognitive therapy...

  14. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) - How it works | Condition Leaflet

    Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) - How it works, Exposure therapy Exposure therapy is a form of CBT that is mainly used for people with phobias or obsessive compulsive...

  15. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) - Treatment | Condition Leaflet

    Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) - Treatment, Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) can be carried out with a therapist in one-to-one sessions or in groups with other people in a si...

  16. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) - Self-help | Condition Leaflet

    Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) - Self-help, Although cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) often works best with the help of a trained therapist, some people prefer to tackle thei...

  17. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease | Condition Leaflet

    Unfortunately, just because you feel breathless with COPD it does not mean that oxygen will help you. Great care has to be taken with oxygen therapy. Too much oxygen can a...

  18. Dyspnoea in Palliative Care | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Tricyclic antidepressants and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) may be helpful, especially for panic attacks. Oxygen therapy The role of oxygen therapy for pallia...

  19. Cor Pulmonale | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Similarly, in chronic cor pulmonale, treatment of the underlying cause is combined with specific management as below: Long-term oxygen therapy (LTOT)/nocturnal oxygen therapy ...

  20. Acute Exacerbations of COPD | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    When sputum has been sent for culture, the appropriateness of antibiotic treatment should be checked against laboratory culture and sensitivities when they become available. [ 1 ] Oxygen thera...