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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
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
IPCRG 2016: working together in Respiratory Disease

IPCRG 2016: working together in Respiratory Disease

Dr Miguel Román Rodríguez discusses the importance of multidisciplinary teams in asthma management.

Video 1 mins
Why treat COPD early? A patient’s perspective

Why treat COPD early? A patient’s perspective

Familiarise yourself with key considerations in diagnosis and initial treatment of COPD.

Video 2 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
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
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
Improving asthma awareness and care around the world

Improving asthma awareness and care around the world

An infographic showing a multidisciplinary approach to high quality care – a key topic on World Asthma Day 2017.

Webpage 2 mins
Asthma facts: key challenges in asthma management

Asthma facts: key challenges in asthma management

Explore the data on the key challenges in the management of asthma.

Webpage 2 mins
Asthma facts: burden of disease

Asthma facts: burden of disease

Explore the data on the burden asthma has on the individual and society.

Webpage 2 mins
Asthma facts: shared decision-making

Asthma facts: shared decision-making

Explore the data on shared decision-making in asthma and the balancing of patient-clinician partnerships.

Webpage 2 mins
Asthma facts: smoking and air pollution in asthma

Asthma facts: smoking and air pollution in asthma

Explore the data on the burden of smoking and air pollution in asthma.

Webpage 2 mins
Combined bronchodilator therapy in COPD

Combined bronchodilator therapy in COPD

Dr Richard Russell and Prof Mona Bafadhel review the clinical relevance of ERS 2016 data on LAMA/LABA combination therapy.

Video 5 mins
Asthma symptoms and diagnosis: case study 1

Asthma symptoms and diagnosis: case study 1

Reflect on the challenges of making a differential diagnosis in asthma.

PDF 25 mins
Cardiovascular safety of pharmacological therapy in COPD

Cardiovascular safety of pharmacological therapy in COPD

Dr Richard Russell and Dr Omar Usmani discuss the safety data and CV risk associated with pharmacological management of COPD.

Video 2 mins
Asthma symptoms and diagnosis: case study 2

Asthma symptoms and diagnosis: case study 2

Reflect on the challenges of making a differential diagnosis in asthma.

PDF 20 mins
Asthma symptoms and diagnosis: case study 3

Asthma symptoms and diagnosis: case study 3

Reflect on the challenges of making a differential diagnosis in asthma.

PDF 25 mins
Asthma facts: burden of asthma

Asthma facts: burden of asthma

Explore the data on the global burden of asthma.

Interactive 2 mins
Asthma treatment and management: case study 1

Asthma treatment and management: case study 1

Review the goals of asthma management and explore ways of assessing asthma control.

PDF 20 mins
Asthma personalised long-term management: case study 1

Asthma personalised long-term management: case study 1

Reflect on the challenges of adherence in the self-management of asthma.

PDF 20 mins
Does physical activity affect COPD progression?

Does physical activity affect COPD progression?

Dr Richard Russell and Prof Mona Bafadhel discuss physical activity in patients with COPD.

Video 5 mins
Nutrition and the microbiome in COPD

Nutrition and the microbiome in COPD

Dr Richard Russell and Prof Mona Bafadhel discuss data on diet, vitamin D and the effect of the microbiome on COPD.

Video 4 mins
Profiling COPD patients

Profiling COPD patients

Dr Richard Russell and Prof Mona Bafadhel discuss TIOSPIR® data on stratifying COPD patients and round up the ACOS debate.

Video 6 mins
Personalised medicine in COPD: role of eosinophils and the upcoming GOLD guidelines

Personalised medicine in COPD: role of eosinophils and the upcoming GOLD guidelines

Dr Richard Russell and Prof Mona Bafadhel comment on the role of eosinophils in COPD and predicting ICS response.

Video 4 mins
Insights into COPD exacerbations

Insights into COPD exacerbations

Dr Richard Russell and Prof Mona Bafadhel discuss the clinical course of COPD, biomarkers and predictors of COPD exacerbations.

PDF 8 mins
Co-dependence of diseases of the heart and lungs in COPD

Co-dependence of diseases of the heart and lungs in COPD

Dr Richard Russell and Prof Mona Bafadhel review the ERS 2016 data on COPD co-morbidities.

Video 5 mins
Characterisation and diagnosis of COPD

Characterisation and diagnosis of COPD

Dr Richard Russell and Dr Omar Usmani discuss the challenges that primary care doctors face in recognising COPD.

Video 4 mins
Early diagnosis and screening of COPD

Early diagnosis and screening of COPD

Dr Richard Russell and Dr Omar Usmani discuss the value of effective screening for patients at risk of COPD.

Video 4 mins
Predicting the course of COPD

Predicting the course of COPD

Dr Richard Russell and Dr Omar Usmani discuss the use of biomarkers to aid diagnosis and treatment of COPD.

Video 4 mins
ICS use and ICS withdrawal in COPD

ICS use and ICS withdrawal in COPD

Dr Richard Russell and Dr Omar Usmani discuss data relating to ICS use, including the successful withdrawal of ICS.

Video 8 mins
Inhaler devices and Respimat®

Inhaler devices and Respimat®

Dr Richard Russell and Dr Omar Usmani describe the importance of the devices for effective treatment of COPD.

Video 5 mins