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    Pulmonary Rehabilitation Professional

    Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Pulmonary rehabilitation has been shown to improve exercise capacity, reduce breathlessness, improve health-related quality of life, and decrease healthcare utilisat...

    Pulmonary Fibrosis Professional

    Pulmonary Fibrosis, Associated diseases IPF may be found in association with several autoimmune disorders such as: Thyroid disease Systemic sclerosis Rheumatoid arthritis ...

    Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Conditions

    Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis, Oxygen treatment used in the home may be required if symptoms become severe. Pulmonary rehabilitation courses may help some people. The courses i...

    Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Conditions

    Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, You may be referred for pulmonary rehabilitation or be under the care of a community respiratory team. You will be given exercises and advice t...

    Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Professional

    Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Management See the separate articles on  Management of Stable COPD , Acute Exacerbations of COPD , Use of Oxygen Therapy in COPD and ...

    Management of Stable COPD Professional

    The British Thoracic Society (BTS) has produced a recommendation for the physiotherapy management of respiratory problems, including COPD. Pulmonary rehabilitation See also the sep...

    Controlled Breathing (Pursed Lips Breathing) Conditions

    chronic obstructive pulmonary disease chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (copd) anxiety neurosis anxiety breathlessness stress stress and adjustment reactions pulmonary rehabilitation

    Cardiac Rehabilitation Professional

    Cardiac Rehabilitation, It has been thought for many years that all patients, regardless of gender or age, who have coronary heart disease and/or cardiac failure, might benefit from cardiac ...

    Pulmonary Embolism Conditions

    Pulmonary Embolism, If there are repeated small PEs, they may (rarely) contribute to a condition where there is high pressure in the lung blood vessels (called primary pulmonary hype...

    Pulmonary Oedema Conditions

    Pulmonary Oedema, The fluid collects in the many air sacs of the lung, making it difficult to breathe. Pulmonary oedema is most often caused by heart failure (then called cardiogenic...

    Breathlessness Professional

    Anxiety and panic can be reduced often by using techniques such as distraction or relaxation. Pulmonary rehabilitation Individuals with severe breathlessness become less active and th...

    Critical Illness Rehabilitation Professional

    Critical Illness Rehabilitation, They include: Respecting patient autonomy Taking into consideration the patient's need and preferences Promoting informed decision-making ...

    Cerebrovascular Event Rehabilitation Professional

    Cerebrovascular Event Rehabilitation, Reducing this burden requires optimising stroke prevention and improving acute care but rehabilitation is equally essential. Patients' su...

    Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Conditions

    This is a one-off injection and not yearly like the flu jab. Pulmonary rehabilitation programmes. These are programmes that provide education and advice about living with emphysema a...

    Pulmonary Hypertension Professional

    Pulmonary Hypertension, Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is an increase in mean pulmonary arterial pressure (PAP), which can be caused by or associated with a wide variety of c...

    Pulmonary Embolism Professional

    Pulmonary Embolism, Even when treated, some patients develop chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension, which is caused by obstruction of the pulmonary arteries due to P...

    Pulmonary Hypoplasia Professional

    Pulmonary Hypoplasia, The end result is lungs that do not have enough tissue and blood flow for adequate gas exchange. Pulmonary agenesis is the complete absence of lung tissues, ...

    Alpha-1-Antitrypsin Deficiency Professional

    However, one study suggests that neither alcohol nor viral hepatitis predisposes to advanced liver disease; however, two factors that do are obesity and being male. [ 8 ] Lung disease COP...

    Use of Oxygen Therapy in COPD Professional

    AOT should be offered to patients for use during exercise in a pulmonary rehabilitation programme or during an exercise programme following a formal assessment demonstrating improvement in ex...

    Acute Exacerbations of COPD Professional

    NPPV reduces the risk of intubation and in-hospital mortality. [ 3 ] Following recovery from the acute exacerbation, pulmonary rehabilitation should be arranged as appropriate. Se...

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