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ERS 2017 COPD congress report

ERS 2017 COPD congress report

Summary of the latest data on COPD developments from the 2017 ERS congress in Milan, Italy

PDF 60 mins
ERS 2017 COPD Newsflash

ERS 2017 COPD Newsflash

Dr Richard Russell, Dr Thérèse Lapperre and Prof Salman Siddiqui report the COPD highlights from ERS 2017

Video 5 mins
Introduction to the ATS 2016 webinar series for COPD

Introduction to the ATS 2016 webinar series for COPD

Dr Richard Russell and Prof Christian Taube introduce the COPD congress highlights from the ATS Congress 2016.

Video 1 mins
Combination therapy in COPD

Combination therapy in COPD

Review key results and reanalyses from the most important clinical trials investigating combination therapy in COPD.

Interactive 15 mins
Phenotypes, traits and clusters in COPD

Phenotypes, traits and clusters in COPD

Dr Richard Russell and Prof Christian Taube discuss the importance of identification and classification of patients with COPD.

Video 3 mins
Eosinophils and other biomarkers for COPD

Eosinophils and other biomarkers for COPD

Dr Richard Russell and Prof Christian Taube discuss eosinophilic inflammation in COPD and the status of different biomarkers in COPD.

Video 4 mins
Combination therapy in COPD: recent data from clinical trials

Combination therapy in COPD: recent data from clinical trials

Dr Richard Russell and Prof Christian Taube discuss data from clinical trials presented at ATS 2016.

Video 5 mins
eCigarettes

eCigarettes

Complete this interactive module to support your understanding of eCigarettes, including components and potential dangers.

Interactive 15 mins
Pathophysiology of COPD

Pathophysiology of COPD

Explore recent insights into the pathophysiology of COPD presented at ATS 2016.

15 mins
ICS use in COPD

ICS use in COPD

Dr Richard Russell and Prof Christian Taube discuss the use of inhaled corticosteroids in COPD based on data presented at ATS 2016.

Video 3 mins
Exacerbations in COPD

Exacerbations in COPD

Dr Richard Russell and Prof Christian Taube discuss the triggers and consequences of COPD exacerbations.

Video 4 mins
Co-morbidities of COPD

Co-morbidities of COPD

Dr Richard Russell and Prof Christian Taube discuss co-morbidities of COPD, focussing on cardiovascular disease and cognitive impairment.

Video 3 mins
Structural mechanisms of COPD and the lung microbiome

Structural mechanisms of COPD and the lung microbiome

Dr Richard Russell and Prof Christian Taube discuss the new insights on the pathophysiology of COPD.

Video 3 mins
Biomass fuels and its role in COPD

Biomass fuels and its role in COPD

Dr Richard Russell and Prof Christian Taube discuss the global environmental exposure of biomass fuels and its role in COPD in women and children.

Video 3 mins
Smoking cessation and eCigarettes

Smoking cessation and eCigarettes

Dr Richard Russell and Prof Christian Taube discuss both the potential benefits of eCigarettes and the associated safety concerns.

Video 3 mins
Pulmonary rehabilitation for COPD

Pulmonary rehabilitation for COPD

Dr Richard Russell and Prof Christian Taube discuss the new strategies for pulmonary rehabilitation.

Video 4 mins
Introduction to the ERS 2016 webinar series for COPD

Introduction to the ERS 2016 webinar series for COPD

Dr Richard Russell and Prof Mona Bafadhel introduce the COPD congress highlights from the ERS Congress 2016.

Video 1 mins
ATS 2017 Newsflash: COPD Congress Highlights

ATS 2017 Newsflash: COPD Congress Highlights

Dr Richard Russell, Dr Frits Franssen and Prof Michael Dreher discuss their highlights from ATS 2017.

Video 4 mins
Eosinophils and COPD

Eosinophils and COPD

Take a closer look at COPD-associated eosinophilic inflammation in this Hot Topic article.

PDF 2 mins
Diagnosis and spirometry in COPD

Diagnosis and spirometry in COPD

Dr Richard Russell and Prof Christian Taube discuss GOLD 0 and the assessments needed to identify patients with COPD.

Video 3 mins
Comorbidities in COPD

Comorbidities in COPD

Dr Richard Russell and Dr Omar Usmani discuss data on comorbidities in COPD.

Video 4 mins
Role of ICS in COPD

Role of ICS in COPD

Dr Richard Russell and Prof Mona Bafadhel review the results of FLAME, WISDOM and triple therapy studies, and use of ICS in COPD.

Video 7 mins
Screening for cases of COPD

Screening for cases of COPD

Dr Richard Russell and Prof Mona Bafadhel discuss the reasons for underdiagnosis and strategies to improve COPD case finding.

Video 4 mins
ATS 2017: Asthma Congress Highlights

ATS 2017: Asthma Congress Highlights

Professor Eric Bateman summarises the asthma highlights from the ATS 2017 Congress.

Video 4 mins
IPCRG 2016: Conference Report for Asthma

IPCRG 2016: Conference Report for Asthma

Explore the asthma highlights from the conference – from diagnosis and management within primary care to the burden of the condition.

PDF 10 mins
Smoking cessation

Smoking cessation

In this short article, examine targeted approaches to smoking prevention and cessation strategies.

PDF 3 mins
Approaches to smoking cessation in COPD

Approaches to smoking cessation in COPD

Dr Richard Russell and Prof Mona Bafadhel examine targeted approaches to smoking prevention and cessation strategies.

Video 3 mins
ERS 2016: Congress Report for Asthma

ERS 2016: Congress Report for Asthma

Explore the latest developments in asthma as presented at the ERS 2016 congress in London.

PDF 20 mins
ATS 2017: highlights for primary care practitioners

ATS 2017: highlights for primary care practitioners

Professor Alberto Papi summarises key points on severe asthma that were presented at the ATS 2017.

Video 1 mins
Early life influencers of COPD

Early life influencers of COPD

Dr Richard Russell and Prof Mona Bafadhel discuss the effects of early exposure to environmental factors on COPD development.

Video 2 mins
ATS 2017: add-on treatments in asthma

ATS 2017: add-on treatments in asthma

Dr Leroy Graham discusses the data for add-on asthma treatments presented at the ATS 2017.

Video 1 mins
Insights from ATS 2016

Insights from ATS 2016

Dr Richard Russell and Prof Christian Taube report on the hot topics from the ATS 2016 conference.

Video 5 mins