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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. Asthma in Children Discusses causes and symptoms of asthma in children. Looks at treatment with medicine such as inhaled corticosteroid and albuterol. Discusses avoiding triggers and treating attacks. Covers using nebulizers, metered-dose with spacer and dry powder inhalers.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. COPD: Clearing Your Lungs
  11. COPD: Clearing Your Lungs Learn three ways to get mucus out of your lungs so you can breathe easier.
  12. 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.
  13. Pulmonary Rehabilitation for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  14. COPD's Effect on the Lungs
  15. Lung Function in COPD
  16. Rheumatoid Arthritis Covers causes and symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. Looks at treatment with medicine, exercise, and lifestyle changes. Discusses things you can do at home to relieve your symptoms and help control the disease. Includes importance of regular checkups.
  17. COPD: Lung Volume Reduction Surgery
  18. COPD: What Happens to Your Lungs Learn how COPD affects your lungs and makes it hard to breathe.
  19. Conserving Energy When You Have COPD or Other Chronic Conditions
  20. Caring for Your Baby's Nasal Cannula
  21. COPD: Exercises for Easier Breathing Learn some exercises for your lungs to make it easier to breathe.
  22. COPD: Keeping Your Quality of Life Learn how you can stay as active and healthy as possible with COPD.
  23. COPD: Learning to Breathe Easier
  24. COPD Action Plan
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. COPD: Avoiding Your Triggers
  28. 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.
  29. COPD: Taking Medicines After a Flare-Up Learn how taking COPD medicines correctly helps prevent flare-ups and trips to the hospital.
  30. COPD: You Can Still Be Active Commit to taking small steps to stay active with COPD.
  31. COPD: Eating Well for Strength and Energy Learn how good nutrition can give you energy and help you stay healthy.
  32. COPD: Exercises for Building Strength Try a few gentle and safe exercises to build your strength.
  33. Breathing Problems: Using a Metered-Dose Inhaler
  34. Spirometry Tests for COPD
  35. Asthma Action Plan for Your Child Learn how following an asthma action plan can help you control your child's asthma.
  36. COPD: Take This Chance to Quit Smoking Find motivation to quit by comparing what you tell yourself about smoking and what the facts are.
  37. COPD: Time to Decide About Smoking Learn how continuing to smoke will affect your COPD symptoms.
  38. COPD: Try a New Quit-Smoking Strategy Hear how one man with COPD finally quit after many years of smoking.
  39. 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.
  40. Asthma in Children: Helping a Child Use a Metered-Dose Inhaler and Mask Spacer Covers helping a child with asthma use a metered-dose inhaler with mask spacer. Explains that a metered dose inhaler delivers a measured dose of medicine directly to the lungs. Includes pictures on how to use metered-dose inhaler with mask spacer.
  41. Healthcare-Associated Pneumonia (Nosocomial Pneumonia)
  42. Cardiopulmonary Syndromes (PDQ®): Supportive care - Patient Information [NCI]
  43. COPD: How to Use a Nebulizer Learn how to use a nebulizer correctly.
  44. Avoiding COPD Triggers Learn how to avoid the things that make your COPD symptoms worse.
  45. COPD Flare-Ups
  46. Bullectomy for COPD
  47. COPD and Sex
  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. COPD: Help for Caregivers
  53. Nebulizer for COPD Treatment
  54. Arthritis: Managing Rheumatoid Arthritis Covers creating and following a plan to help manage symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. Discusses early treatment with exercise and medicine to limit joint damage. Includes tips for coping with chronic joint pain, fatigue, and stiffness.
  55. Ventilation Options for COPD
  56. COPD and Alpha-1 Antitrypsin (AAT) Deficiency
  57. Cal's Story: Learning to Exercise When You Have COPD
  58. Asthma in Children: Knowing How Bad an Attack Is
  59. Teaching Your Child to Use an Inhaler With a Spacer Learn how your child should use an inhaler with a spacer.
  60. Oxygen Therapy: Using Oxygen at Home
  61. Living With More Than One Health Problem
  62. Exercising Safely With Arthritis Learn how activity can help reduce joint pain and how to exercise safely when you have arthritis.
  63. Quick Tips: Exercising Safely With Arthritis
  64. Arthroplasty for Rheumatoid Arthritis Discusses arthroplasty, joint replacement surgery for conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis. Covers why it is done. Also covers how well it works and the risks.
  65. Arthroscopy for Rheumatoid Arthritis Discusses arthroscopic surgery, used to treat joint pain for those with rheumatoid arthritis. Covers how well it works and the risks.
  66. Synovectomy for Rheumatoid Arthritis Discusses synovectomy, surgery done to remove inflamed joint tissue resulting from rheumatoid arthritis. Covers why it's done and what to expect after surgery, including a need for physical therapy. Also covers how well it works and risks.
  67. Rheumatoid Arthritis: Systemic Symptoms
  68. Rheumatoid Arthritis: Neck Symptoms
  69. Rheumatoid Arthritis: Classification Criteria
  70. Hip Problems, Age 12 and Older
  71. Medical History and Physical Exam for Rheumatoid Arthritis Covers questions doctor will ask, including how long you've had symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and whether you've had recent or past injury. Covers physical symptoms doctor will look for, like swelling, tenderness, range of motion, and affected joints.
  72. Rheumatoid Arthritis: Finger and Hand Surgeries
  73. Rheumatoid Arthritis: Finding the Right Medicine for You
  74. Assistive Devices and Orthotics
  75. Comparing Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis
  76. Quick Tips: Modifying Your Home and Work Area When You Have Arthritis
  77. Automated Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
  78. Exercise for Rheumatoid Arthritis
  79. Physical Therapy for Rheumatoid Arthritis
  80. Phlebotomy for Too Much Iron

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