Err.ersjournals.com View all Health

Depression and anxiety in patients with COPD European

Details: Health mentoring improved the capacity for self-management, but the two groups had similar scores for quality of life at the end of the treatment phase. Moreover, there was no difference in depression scores between the two groups. B ucknall et al.

› Verified 6 days ago

› Url: https://err.ersjournals.com/content/23/133/345 Go Now

› Get more:  HealthGo Now

Women and COPD: do we need more evidence

Details: The “Lung Health Study” , which set out to assess lung function parameters in patients with mild-to-moderate COPD, found that FEV 1 gain was greater in women than in men at 1 year (3.7% versus 1.6%; p<0.001) if smoking cessation was successful, and at 5 years, although the difference between the two sexes was less marked.

› Verified 9 days ago

› Url: https://err.ersjournals.com/content/28/151/180055 Go Now

› Get more:  HealthGo Now

Climate change and respiratory diseases European

Details: Changes in climate constitute a reality that, according to recent projections, is going to worsen in the coming years. Climate change represents a massive threat to respiratory health: 1) by directly promoting or aggravating respiratory diseases; or 2) by increasing exposure to risk factors for respiratory diseases. Climate change increases the amount of pollen and allergen produced by each

› Verified 6 days ago

› Url: https://err.ersjournals.com/content/23/132/161 Go Now

› Get more:  HealthGo Now

Clinical and public health significance of treatments to

Details: KEYWORDS: Clinical health, public health, smoking cessation C igarette smoking remains one of the most important causes of premature death and morbidity worldwide [1]. The range of fatal and nonfatal diseases caused or exacerbated by smoking is extensive (table 1) [2–9]. The present article discusses why treatments to aid

› Verified 1 days ago

› Url: https://err.ersjournals.com/content/errev/17/110/199.full.pdf Go Now

› Get more:  HealthGo Now

Night-time symptoms: a forgotten dimension of COPD

Details: Relevance of sleep quantity/quality for human health. Sleep is essential in humans to maintain cognitive performance and work productivity, as well as physical, psychological and emotional wellbeing [5, 6].The acute effects of sleep deprivation include impaired cognitive, psychomotor and executive functioning.

› Verified 6 days ago

› Url: https://err.ersjournals.com/content/20/121/183 Go Now

› Get more:  HealthGo Now

The importance of components of pulmonary rehabilitation

Details: Pulmonary rehabilitation for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is characterised by persistent airflow limitation due to chronic inflammation within the airways and lung in response to noxious particles or gases [].People with this condition are limited by dyspnoea and have impaired exercise capacity and health-related quality of life [].

› Verified 6 days ago

› Url: https://err.ersjournals.com/content/22/129/405 Go Now

› Get more:  HealthGo Now

Effective communication with the patient European

Details: The chronic and slowly progressive nature of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) can create difficulties in effective communication between healthcare provider and patient. Such barriers, which include the personal beliefs of both caregiver and patient, need to be understood and addressed if the aims of the consultation are to be met. Patients with COPD may feel guilty, depressed and

› Verified 4 days ago

› Url: https://err.ersjournals.com/content/14/96/93 Go Now

› Get more:  HealthGo Now

Environmental exposure to pesticides and respiratory health

Details: The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (1999–2004) in the USA is a repeated study measuring the exposure to many substances and making health examinations in a panel of the US population. In this survey, the link between respiratory symptoms and domestic use of pesticides was studied in 14 065 children under 18 years of age.

› Verified 6 days ago

› Url: https://err.ersjournals.com/content/24/137/462 Go Now

› Get more:  NutritionGo Now

Screening for COPD: the gap between logic and evidence

Details: The World Health Organization's criteria for screening specify that the condition sought should be an important and treatable health problem in which the natural history is well understood and for which there is an agreed policy on whom and how to treat. There should be an acceptable and available test for diagnosis and resources to treat the

› Verified 9 days ago

› Url: https://err.ersjournals.com/content/26/143/160113 Go Now

› Get more:  HealthGo Now

Smoking cessation and COPD European Respiratory Society

Details: A model study is the Lung Health Study from the USA. Findings from this study of 5,587 patients with mild COPD showed that repeated smoking cessation for a period of 5 yrs resulted in a quit rate of 37%. After 14.5 yrs the quitters had a higher lung function and a higher survival rate. A study with a new nicotine formulation, a mouth spray

› Verified 5 days ago

› Url: https://err.ersjournals.com/content/22/127/37 Go Now

› Get more:  HealthGo Now

Health-related quality of life of patients with idiopathic

Details: Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is one of the most common forms of interstitial lung disease presenting in persons 50 years and older. Through a comprehensive review of available studies, we aimed to assess health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of people living with IPF and the instruments used in this assessment. Searches were conducted up to May, 2020.

› Verified 9 days ago

› Url: https://err.ersjournals.com/content/29/158/200154 Go Now

› Get more:  HealthGo Now

How long is too long

Details: Examples include the British National Health Service (NHS) “Two-week wait” system introduced in 2000 for urgent general practitioner (GP) referral to first lung cancer specialist (LCS) appointment [5, 6]; with treatment recommended to commence within 31 days of date of clinical decision to treat and 62 days from date of GP referral .

› Verified 9 days ago

› Url: https://err.ersjournals.com/content/27/149/180045 Go Now

› Get more:  CancerGo Now

Pulmonary rehabilitation European Respiratory Society

Details: Pulmonary rehabilitation is a comprehensive intervention designed to improve the physical and psychological condition of people with chronic respiratory disease and promote the long-term adherence to health-enhancing behaviours. During the 2013 European Respiratory Society Annual Congress in Barcelona, Spain, a Clinical Year in Review session was held focusing on the latest developments in

› Verified 5 days ago

› Url: https://err.ersjournals.com/content/23/131/55 Go Now

› Get more:  HealthGo Now

Why we should care about ultra-rare disease European

Details: This means that if individuals suffering from rare diseases are by definition “uncommon”, rare conditions affect a very large number of people. Arguably, in the past few years interest in rare diseases has grown, as demonstrated by the agendas of politicians and health authorities, but too little attention is still paid to ultra-rare diseases.

› Verified 6 days ago

› Url: https://err.ersjournals.com/content/25/140/101 Go Now

› Get more:  HealthGo Now

Occupational exposure to pesticides and respiratory health

Details: The main study, the Agricultural Health Study (AHS), is a cohort of 89 655 subjects who were included between 1993 and 1997 in Iowa and North Carolina (both USA) to explore the health effects of pesticides and other agricultural exposures in farm-based pesticide applicators (n=52 394), their spouses (n=32 345) and commercial pesticide

› Verified 6 days ago

› Url: https://err.ersjournals.com/content/24/136/306 Go Now

› Get more:  HealthGo Now

Diet and exercise in the management of obstructive sleep

Details: Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is associated with increased cardiovascular disease (CVD) morbidity and mortality. It is accepted that OSA and obesity commonly coexist. The American Academy of Sleep Medicine recommends dietary-induced weight loss and exercise as lifestyle treatment options for OSA. However, most clinical trials upon which this recommendation is based have focused on

› Verified 9 days ago

› Url: https://err.ersjournals.com/content/26/144/160110 Go Now

› Get more:  MedicineGo Now

Patient needs and medication styles in COPD European

Details: The health path for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, which describes the course the disease typically takes, is a progressive deterioration. Patients therefore adopt a conservative attitude to their health goals and what they expect to gain from treatment and management plans.

› Verified 4 days ago

› Url: https://err.ersjournals.com/content/14/96/89 Go Now

› Get more:  CourseGo Now

Cardiovascular disease and COPD: dangerous liaisons

Details: In 2016, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence published a set of clinical guidelines for the assessment, prioritisation and management of patients with commonly occurring multimorbidities . However, more extensive, integrated recommendations specifically concerning CV risk assessment and management in patients with COPD are

› Verified 9 days ago

› Url: https://err.ersjournals.com/content/27/149/180057 Go Now

› Get more:  HealthGo Now

Impact of exacerbations on COPD European Respiratory Society

Details: Exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) determine disease-associated morbidity, mortality, resource burden and healthcare costs. Acute exacerbation care requirements range from unscheduled primary care visits to emergency room, inpatient or intensive care, generating significant costs in COPD. Even after an exacerbation resolves, respiratory, physical, social and

› Verified 6 days ago

› Url: https://err.ersjournals.com/content/19/116/113 Go Now

› Get more:  HealthGo Now

Towards health benefits in chronic respiratory diseases

Details: In 1895, Dr Charles Denison, a Professor of Diseases of the Chest and of Climatology at the University of Denver, was the first to state that daily walks, hygiene and dietary are important to acquire mental relaxation, happiness and prosperity in “pulmonary invalids” [1]. Notwithstanding, it took another 74 years before Petty et al. [2] described a “comprehensive care programme” for

› Verified 6 days ago

› Url: https://err.ersjournals.com/content/22/129/202 Go Now

› Get more:  HealthGo Now

Impact of environmental factors on lung defences

Details: Highly notable health effects have been demonstrated [26, 27]. In children exposed to a long-term increase of 30 µg·m −3 of NO 2 (equivalent to having a gas cooker), a 29% increase in their risk of respiratory illness has been demonstrated .

› Verified 4 days ago

› Url: https://err.ersjournals.com/content/14/95/51 Go Now

› Get more:  HealthGo Now

The airport atmospheric environment: respiratory health at

Details: Air traffic is increasing, raising concern about local pollution and its adverse health effects on the people living in the vicinity of large airports. However, the highest risk is probably occupational exposure due to proximity. Jet exhaust is one of the main concerns at an airport and may have a health impact, particularly on the respiratory tract.

› Verified 6 days ago

› Url: https://err.ersjournals.com/content/22/128/124 Go Now

› Get more:  HealthGo Now

Patients' perceptions and patient-reported outcomes in

Details: A PRO is defined as “any report of the status of a patient's health condition that comes directly from the patient, without interpretation of the patient's response by a clinician or anyone else” . PROs aim to ascertain patient's perspectives on any number of things, including overall health status, symptoms or QoL .

› Verified 9 days ago

› Url: https://err.ersjournals.com/content/27/150/180075 Go Now

› Get more:  HealthGo Now

Protecting healthcare workers from SARS-CoV-2 infection

Details: ABSTRACT The World Health Organization has recently defined the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection a pandemic. The infection, that may cause a potentially very severe respiratory disease, now called coronavirus disease …

› Verified 4 days ago

› Url: https://err.ersjournals.com/content/errev/29/155/200068.full.pdf Go Now

› Get more:  CoronavirusGo Now

Palliative care in pulmonary arterial hypertension: an

Details: Health-related quality of life in PAH. Pulmonary arterial hypertension imposes a significant burden on patients' lives in many aspects, with studies showing poor HRQoL indices [3, 4, 10, 11], that might be as severe as those found in other serious and debilitating conditions such as cancer [], interstitial lung disease [] and spinal cord injury [].

› Verified 9 days ago

› Url: https://err.ersjournals.com/content/27/150/180069 Go Now

› Get more:  CancerGo Now

Impact of latent tuberculosis infection on health and

Details: The impact of latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) on health and wellbeing is not well understood. This review aims to evaluate the health and wellbeing of individuals with LTBI. A systematic literature search was performed to assess studies reporting patient-reported outcomes in LTBI management including health-related quality of life (HRQoL), health utilities, disease burden and experience

› Verified 9 days ago

› Url: https://err.ersjournals.com/content/30/159/200260 Go Now

› Get more:  HealthGo Now

Acute high-altitude sickness European Respiratory Society

Details: At any point 1–5 days following ascent to altitudes ≥2500 m, individuals are at risk of developing one of three forms of acute altitude illness: acute mountain sickness, a syndrome of nonspecific symptoms including headache, lassitude, dizziness and nausea; high-altitude cerebral oedema, a potentially fatal illness characterised by ataxia, decreased consciousness and characteristic changes

› Verified 9 days ago

› Url: https://err.ersjournals.com/content/26/143/160096 Go Now

› Get more:  HealthGo Now

Patient adherence with COPD therapy European Respiratory

Details: While the D olce et al. study described self-reported COPD adherence in a clinical setting, the Lung Health Study (LHS) provided an opportunity to examine long-term, objectively measured adherence to inhaled COPD therapy (ipratropium bromide or placebo) in almost 4,000 participants in a clinical trial. The LHS was a double-blind, multicentre

› Verified 4 days ago

› Url: https://err.ersjournals.com/content/14/96/97 Go Now

› Get more:  HealthGo Now

Artificial intelligence in pulmonary medicine: computer

Details: Artificial intelligence (AI) is transforming healthcare delivery. The digital revolution in medicine and healthcare information is prompting a staggering growth of data intertwined with elements from many digital sources such as genomics, medical imaging and electronic health records. Such massive growth has sparked the development of an increasing number of AI-based applications that can be

› Verified 9 days ago

› Url: https://err.ersjournals.com/content/29/157/200181 Go Now

› Get more:  MedicalGo Now

Management of severe pulmonary arterial hypertension

Details: Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a severe, progressive condition of the small pulmonary vessels that leads to increased pulmonary vascular resistance, right ventricular failure and death. Patients in World Health Organization functional class (WHO FC) IV are the most severely affected in terms of disease severity, symptomatic impairment, exercise capacity and haemodynamics, with a very

› Verified 6 days ago

› Url: https://err.ersjournals.com/content/19/118/279 Go Now

› Get more:  HealthGo Now

Pulmonary hypertension and chronic lung disease: where are

Details: Pulmonary hypertension related to chronic lung disease, mainly represented by COPD and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, is associated with a worse outcome when compared with patients only affected by parenchymal lung disease. At present, no therapies are available to reverse or slow down the pathological process of this condition and most of the clinical trials conducted to date have had no

› Verified 9 days ago

› Url: https://err.ersjournals.com/content/28/153/190065 Go Now

› Get more:  HealthGo Now

Informal caregivers of patients with COPD: Home Sweet Home

Details: The burden of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) on society is increasing. Healthcare systems should support patients with COPD in achieving an optimal quality of life, while limiting the costs of care. As a consequence, a shift from hospital care to home care seems inevitable. Therefore, patients will have to rely to a greater extent on informal caregivers.

› Verified 6 days ago

› Url: https://err.ersjournals.com/content/24/137/498 Go Now

› Get more:  HealthGo Now

Short-course systemic corticosteroids in asthma: striking

Details: Impact of short-course SCS on mental health. Such is the frequency of mental health issues in patients receiving SCS, that a treatment algorithm has been developed to identify and manage corticosteroid-induced psychiatric syndromes . A study in outpatients with asthma revealed a substantial effect of short-course SCS on mood change.

› Verified 9 days ago

› Url: https://err.ersjournals.com/content/29/155/190151 Go Now

› Get more:  Mental healthGo Now

What people with Down Syndrome can teach us about

Details: Second, we need to increase the health-related demographic data available regarding persons with Down syndrome. Third, we should increase funding for basic research focused on cardiopulmonary disease and immunity in Down syndrome, in addition to the important ongoing and future cognitive studies. In the United States, Down syndrome is the most

› Verified 9 days ago

› Url: https://err.ersjournals.com/content/26/143/160098 Go Now

› Get more:  HealthGo Now

Should I stay or should I go

Details: Introduction. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a preventable disease that is characterised by airflow limitation. The prevalence and burden of COPD are projected to increase over the coming decades due to an ageing world population and, according to World Health Organization estimates, currently 65 million people have moderate-to-severe COPD [].

› Verified 9 days ago

› Url: https://err.ersjournals.com/content/27/148/180030 Go Now

› Get more:  HealthGo Now

Table of Contents — June 30, 2021, 30 (160) European

Details: Ventilation/carbon dioxide output relationships during exercise in health Susan A. Ward European Respiratory Review 30 (160) 200160; DOI: 10.1183/16000617.0160-2020 Published 13 …

› Verified 2 days ago

› Url: https://err.ersjournals.com/content/30/160 Go Now

› Get more:  HealthGo Now

Smoking cessation: a clinical update European

Details: Tobacco smoking constitutes one of the major risk factors for several pulmonary and cardiovascular diseases, and also a lot of other disease entities. As a consequence, it is imperative that smoking cessation represents one of the best treatment options for a lot of these diseases. All health workers and especially smokers themselves realise that it is very difficult to quit smoking, although

› Verified 6 days ago

› Url: https://err.ersjournals.com/content/17/110/171 Go Now

› Get more:  HealthGo Now

Practical approach to lung health: lung health for

Details: The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that approximately 50% of people with tuberculosis (TB) are never diagnosed as having the disease and so cannot benefit from treatment, leaving the epidemic unchecked despite increasing global coverage by treatment programmes [1, 2]. Improved passive case detection is fundamental to the control of the TB epidemic and depends on alert …

› Verified 6 days ago

› Url: https://err.ersjournals.com/content/21/125/186 Go Now

› Get more:  HealthGo Now

Cystic fibrosis. Lung Biology in Health Disease, Vol. 242

Details: J.L. Allen, H.B. Panitch, R.C. Rubenstein Informa Healthcare 523 £125.00 978-1439801819 “The search for truth is in one way hard and in another very easy. For it is evident that no-one can master it fully nor miss it wholly. But each adds a little to our knowledge of nature, and from all the facts assembled there arises a certain grandeur” Aristotle “The big picture is all in the detail

› Verified 6 days ago

› Url: https://err.ersjournals.com/content/19/118/352 Go Now

› Get more:  HealthGo Now

Personalised pulmonary rehabilitation in COPD European

Details: Health can therefore only be maintained though a holistic approach that accepts unpredictability and builds on subtle, emergent forces within the overall system . In this definition of personalised medicine, holistic tailoring of the decisions and practices to the individual patient is considered very important.

› Verified 9 days ago

› Url: https://err.ersjournals.com/content/27/147/170125 Go Now

› Get more:  MedicineGo Now

Hunter's Diseases of Occupations. 10th Edition. European

Details: It will also have a societal role in the future, to help anticipate and identify new and unforeseen health consequences arising from innovative technologies and changes in work patterns. In this context, there is a major need for a comprehensive reference textbook on occupational diseases. Donald Hunter (1898–1978) was a pioneer of and a

› Verified 6 days ago

› Url: https://err.ersjournals.com/content/20/122/302 Go Now

› Get more:  HealthGo Now

The air of Europe: where are we going

Details: Air pollution constitutes one of the main threats to public health in Europe. Significant impacts on the health of Europeans in terms of morbidity and mortality have been observed, even in cases of low exposure and where pollutant levels are within limits set by the European Union (EU). The respiratory system is a primary target of the harmful effects of key air pollutants.

› Verified 9 days ago

› Url: https://err.ersjournals.com/content/26/146/170024 Go Now

› Get more:  HealthGo Now

Shared epithelial pathways to lung repair and disease

Details: Chronic lung diseases present tremendous health burdens and share a common pathobiology of dysfunctional epithelial repair. Lung adenocarcinoma, the leading cancer killer worldwide, is caused mainly by chemical carcinogens of tobacco smoke that induce mutations in pulmonary epithelial cells leading to uncontrolled epithelial proliferation. Lung epithelial cells that possess the capacity for

› Verified 9 days ago

› Url: https://err.ersjournals.com/content/26/144/170048 Go Now

› Get more:  CancerGo Now

Tuberculosis: an ancient and evergreen disease European

Details: Tuberculosis (TB) is a fascinating disease, and still represents a “special laboratory” for immunologists, pathologists, radiologists, respiratory physicians, paediatricians, public-health experts and other specialists. TB, after affecting mammoths and Egyptian mummies, has infected a large fraction of mankind (about one third of them, according to Mantoux-based estimates) of whom no more

› Verified 5 days ago

› Url: https://err.ersjournals.com/content/20/120/69 Go Now

› Get more:  HealthGo Now