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  1. Pulmonary Rehabilitation | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

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

  2. Pulmonary Fibrosis | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

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

  3. Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis | Condition Leaflet

    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...

  4. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease | Condition Leaflet

    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...

  5. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    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 ...

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

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

  7. Controlled Breathing (Pursed Lips Breathing) | Condition Leaflet

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

  8. Cardiac Rehabilitation | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Cardiac Rehabilitation, Although the mechanism by which it occurs is not yet fully understood, cardiac rehabilitation which includes a programme of structured exercise is now generally believ...

  9. Pulmonary Oedema | Condition Leaflet

    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...

  10. Pulmonary Embolism | Condition Leaflet

    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...

  11. Breathlessness | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    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 thei...

  12. Cerebrovascular Event Rehabilitation | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

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

  13. Critical Illness Rehabilitation | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

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

  14. Pulmonary Hypertension | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    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...

  15. Pulmonary Hypoplasia | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    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, ...

  16. Pulmonary Embolism | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

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

  17. Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency | Condition Leaflet

    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...

  18. Alpha-1-Antitrypsin Deficiency | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    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...

  19. Acute Pulmonary Oedema | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Acute Pulmonary Oedema, Pulmonary oedema occurs when fluid leaks from the pulmonary capillary network into the lung interstitium and alveoli, and the filtration of fluid e...

  20. Pulmonary Valve Disease | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Pulmonary Valve Disease, The majority of pulmonary valve problems occur as the result of congenital heart disease but the pulmonary valve may rarely be damaged as result of ...