A new meta-analysis tested the theory that HFNC therapy for COPD can decrease PaCO2 and transcutaneous PaCO2 and increase PaO2 and 6-minute walking distance.
A new Cochrane review of 21 published studies examined effect of chronic noninvasive ventilation for stable and post-exacerbation COPD.
A pilot study of diverse health professionals explored the feasibility and effectiveness of screening and educating patients at high-risk for COPD.
Investigators developed a nomogram for predicting mortality in patients presenting to the ED with AECOPD and hypercapnic respiratory failure.
Which COPD initial maintenance therapy was associated with better adherence by patients and lower COPD-related medical costs?