Knowledge Base (159)
ERS 2017 COPD congress report
Summary of the latest data on COPD developments from the 2017 ERS congress in Milan, Italy
Approaches to smoking cessation in COPD
Dr Richard Russell and Prof Mona Bafadhel examine targeted approaches to smoking prevention and cessation strategies.
Importance of physical activity in COPD
Explore the data on improving physical activity for COPD patients.
A basic guide to diagnosing COPD
Complete a 10-minute, interactive eLearning tutorial on the diagnosis of 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.
Combination therapy in COPD
Review key results and reanalyses from the most important clinical trials investigating combination therapy 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.
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.
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.
Complete this interactive module to support your understanding of eCigarettes, including components and potential dangers.
Pathophysiology of COPD
Explore recent insights into the pathophysiology of COPD presented at ATS 2016.
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.
Exacerbations in COPD
Dr Richard Russell and Prof Christian Taube discuss the triggers and consequences of COPD exacerbations.
Co-morbidities of COPD
Dr Richard Russell and Prof Christian Taube discuss co-morbidities of COPD, focussing on cardiovascular disease and cognitive impairment.
Structural mechanisms of COPD and the lung microbiome
Dr Richard Russell and Prof Christian Taube discuss the new insights on the pathophysiology of 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.
Smoking cessation and eCigarettes
Dr Richard Russell and Prof Christian Taube discuss both the potential benefits of eCigarettes and the associated safety concerns.
Pulmonary rehabilitation for COPD
Dr Richard Russell and Prof Christian Taube discuss the new strategies for pulmonary rehabilitation.
Impact of allergic asthma on the daily lives of patients
Dr Kevin Gruffydd-Jones describes the impact of allergic asthma symptoms on patients' lives.
Best practice for multidisciplinary teams
Dr Miguel Román Rodríguez discusses the best practice for multidisciplinary teams.
Working with people with asthma: long-term goals
Dr Andrew Menzies-Gow discusses setting long-term goals and action plans for people with asthma.
Nurse insights: impact of asthma on patient psychology
Jane Scullion discusses the impact of asthma symptoms on patient psychology.
Nurse insights: impact of asthma on daily life
Jane Scullion discusses the impact of asthma symptoms on daily life.
Educating patients about asthma medications
Dr Steven Holmes discusses patient understanding of asthma medications.
Using open questions to ask about adherence to medication
Dr Steven Holmes discusses the benefits of using open questions when having conversations with asthma patients.
Perceptions of the burden of asthma
Professor Eric Bateman highlights the underestimated societal burden of this life-long disease.
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.
Understanding lung function decline in COPD: what’s your perspective?
Complete an interactive learning tool to test your understanding of COPD progression and management in clinical practice.
Reasons for poor adherence to medication in asthma
Dr Andrew Menzies-Gow discusses some of the common reasons for non-adherence to asthma treatment.
Patient insights: impact of asthma on daily life
Real-life patient experiences outline the impact asthma has on the lives of those with the condition.