Category Archives: Respiratory

PowerPoints: COPD pathogenesis, diagnosis and management

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is covered in the following two PowerPoint presentations.

  • Pathogenesis
  • Key Clinical Concepts
  • Life Prolonging vs. Symptomatic Therapy
  • Spirometry – The Sixth Vital Sign
  • Use of clinical practice guidelines
  • COPD Exacerbations
  • New Horizons

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Lecture outline:

  • COPD inĀ  Primary Care
  • Presenting Features
  • Blue Bloaters & Pink Puffers
  • Differentiating Asthma & COPD
  • MRC Dyspnoea Score
  • Management
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Exacerbations

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