1. What are acute exacerbations of COPD and why are they important? (0:04)
2. Why is hospital readmission for acute exacerbations of COPD a topic of immediate interest? (0:39)
3. What treatment/care is important to include for COPD patients being discharged from hospital following an AECOPD? (1:38)
View Part 2: Non-pharmacological Treatments for AECOPD Recovery, here.
View Part 3: Aerobika* OPEP Device and AECOPD Recovery, here.
Speaker disclosures: Brian Carlin has been on advisory panels for AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP, GlaxoSmithKline, Nonin Medical Inc., Philips Respironics, and Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc., and a speaker for Monaghan Medical Corporation, Philips Respironics, and Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Filmed at the CHEST Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada, October 2017, with support from Trudell Medical International.