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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. COPD: Clearing Your Lungs Learn three ways to get mucus out of your lungs so you can breathe easier.
  9. COPD: Clearing Your Lungs
  10. COPD's Effect on the Lungs
  11. 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.
  12. Lung Function in COPD
  13. 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.
  14. Pulmonary Rehabilitation for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  15. Caring for Your Baby's Nasal Cannula
  16. COPD: Lung Volume Reduction Surgery
  17. COPD: What Happens to Your Lungs Learn how COPD affects your lungs and makes it hard to breathe.
  18. Conserving Energy When You Have COPD or Other Chronic Conditions
  19. COPD: Exercises for Easier Breathing Learn some exercises for your lungs to make it easier to breathe.
  20. COPD: Keeping Your Quality of Life Learn how you can stay as active and healthy as possible with COPD.
  21. COPD Action Plan
  22. COPD: Learning to Breathe Easier
  23. 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.
  24. COPD: Avoiding Your Triggers
  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: Eating Well for Strength and Energy Learn how good nutrition can give you energy and help you stay healthy.
  27. COPD: Exercises for Building Strength Try a few gentle and safe exercises to build your strength.
  28. COPD: Taking Medicines After a Flare-Up Learn how taking COPD medicines correctly helps prevent flare-ups and trips to the hospital.
  29. COPD: You Can Still Be Active Commit to taking small steps to stay active with COPD.
  30. 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.
  31. 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.
  32. COPD: Take This Chance to Quit Smoking Find motivation to quit by comparing what you tell yourself about smoking and what the facts are.
  33. COPD: Time to Decide About Smoking Learn how continuing to smoke will affect your COPD symptoms.
  34. COPD: Try a New Quit-Smoking Strategy Hear how one man with COPD finally quit after many years of smoking.
  35. Breathing Problems: Using a Metered-Dose Inhaler
  36. Spirometry Tests for COPD
  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. COPD Flare-Ups
  39. Bullectomy for COPD
  40. COPD and Alpha-1 Antitrypsin (AAT) Deficiency
  41. COPD and Sex
  42. COPD: How to Use a Nebulizer Learn how to use a nebulizer correctly.
  43. Avoiding COPD Triggers Learn how to avoid the things that make your COPD symptoms worse.
  44. COPD: Help for Caregivers
  45. Ventilation Options for COPD
  46. COPD: Handling a Flare-Up
  47. Sarah's Story: Dealing With the Emotions From COPD
  48. Ned's Story: Quitting Smoking
  49. Fran's Story: Finding Support When You Have COPD
  50. Cal's Story: Learning to Exercise When You Have COPD
  51. Nebulizer for COPD Treatment
  52. Oxygen Therapy: Using Oxygen at Home
  53. Healthcare-Associated Pneumonia (Nosocomial Pneumonia)
  54. Cardiopulmonary Syndromes (PDQ®): Supportive care - Patient Information [NCI]
  55. Living With More Than One Health Problem
  56. Phlebotomy for Too Much Iron

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