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  1. Chronic Lung Disease in Infants
  2. Chronic Lung Disease in Infants: Caring for Your Baby
  3. COPD
  4. COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) Discusses causes and symptoms of COPD. Looks at chronic bronchitis and emphysema, two diseases that are usually a part of COPD. Covers quitting smoking. Includes treatment with bronchodilators and inhaled corticosteroids. Offers home treatment tips.
  5. Oxygen Treatment for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Covers oxygen treatment to increase oxygen flow to lungs and blood when you have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Explains that oxygen therapy may slow or prevent heart failure. Covers oxygen use during exercise, sleep, and travel.
  6. Anticholinergics for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Covers anticholinergic medicines to relax and enlarge airways in lungs with COPD. Lists generic and brand names such as ipratropium (Atrovent), tiotropium (Spiriva), and ipratropium and albuterol (Combivent). Includes how well they work and side effects.
  7. Methylxanthines for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Covers methylxanthines for COPD. Looks at medicines that help relax airways, improve breathing, and help get mucus out of the lungs. Lists generic and brand names such as theophylline (Theo-24). Includes how well they work and side effects.
  8. Beta2-Agonists for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Covers beta2-agonists for COPD. Looks at bronchodilator medicines to relax and enlarge airways in the lungs, making breathing easier. Lists generic and brand names such as albuterol (Proventil). Includes how well they work and side effects.
  9. COPD: Clearing Your Lungs Learn three ways to get mucus out of your lungs so you can breathe easier.
  10. COPD: Clearing Your Lungs
  11. Corticosteroids for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Covers medicines to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Includes inhaled corticosteroids delivered by metered-dose inhaler and sometimes dry powder inhalers. Covers why they are used, how well they work, and side effects.
  12. Pulmonary Rehabilitation for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  13. COPD's Effect on the Lungs
  14. Lung Function in COPD
  15. COPD: Lung Volume Reduction Surgery
  16. COPD: What Happens to Your Lungs Learn how COPD affects your lungs and makes it hard to breathe.
  17. Conserving Energy When You Have COPD or Other Chronic Conditions
  18. Caring for Your Baby's Nasal Cannula
  19. History and Physical Exam for COPD Asks about symptoms, smoking, and personal and family history of respiratory disease. Exam includes checking weight and height, and listening to heart and lungs. Includes checking fingers, legs, and feet for swelling. Explains risk factors.
  20. COPD: Exercises for Easier Breathing Learn some exercises for your lungs to make it easier to breathe.
  21. COPD: Keeping Your Quality of Life Learn how you can stay as active and healthy as possible with COPD.
  22. COPD: Learning to Breathe Easier
  23. COPD Action Plan
  24. COPD: Avoiding Weight Loss Covers causes of weight and muscle loss when you have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Includes why weight loss is a concern with COPD and how to avoid it. Guides you through ways to add nutritious calories and protein to your diet.
  25. COPD: Using Exercise to Feel Better Covers ways to exercise and stay active with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Explains that exercise makes muscles and heart stronger and may improve shortness of breath. Includes warning to talk to your doctor before starting exercise.
  26. COPD: Avoiding Your Triggers
  27. COPD: Taking Medicines After a Flare-Up Learn how taking COPD medicines correctly helps prevent flare-ups and trips to the hospital.
  28. COPD: You Can Still Be Active Commit to taking small steps to stay active with COPD.
  29. COPD: Eating Well for Strength and Energy Learn how good nutrition can give you energy and help you stay healthy.
  30. COPD: Exercises for Building Strength Try a few gentle and safe exercises to build your strength.
  31. COPD: Keeping Your Diet Healthy Covers eating healthy foods when you have COPD. Looks at how shortness of breath may make eating harder and why it is important to eat regularly. Offers tips to make eating easier and help you get necessary nutrition.
  32. Spirometry Tests for COPD
  33. COPD: Take This Chance to Quit Smoking Find motivation to quit by comparing what you tell yourself about smoking and what the facts are.
  34. COPD: Time to Decide About Smoking Learn how continuing to smoke will affect your COPD symptoms.
  35. COPD: Try a New Quit-Smoking Strategy Hear how one man with COPD finally quit after many years of smoking.
  36. Breathing Problems: Using a Metered-Dose Inhaler
  37. Breathing Problems: Using a Dry Powder Inhaler Covers using an inhaler to get needed medicine into lungs quickly. Describes dry powder inhalers, how they work, and why to use them. Includes pictures on how to use a dry powder inhaler.
  38. Healthcare-Associated Pneumonia (Nosocomial Pneumonia)
  39. Cardiopulmonary Syndromes (PDQ®): Supportive care - Patient Information [NCI]
  40. COPD Flare-Ups
  41. Bullectomy for COPD
  42. COPD and Alpha-1 Antitrypsin (AAT) Deficiency
  43. COPD and Sex
  44. COPD: How to Use a Nebulizer Learn how to use a nebulizer correctly.
  45. Avoiding COPD Triggers Learn how to avoid the things that make your COPD symptoms worse.
  46. COPD: Help for Caregivers
  47. Ventilation Options for COPD
  48. COPD: Handling a Flare-Up
  49. Sarah's Story: Dealing With the Emotions From COPD
  50. Ned's Story: Quitting Smoking
  51. Fran's Story: Finding Support When You Have COPD
  52. Cal's Story: Learning to Exercise When You Have COPD
  53. Nebulizer for COPD Treatment
  54. Oxygen Therapy: Using Oxygen at Home
  55. Living With More Than One Health Problem
  56. Phlebotomy for Too Much Iron

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