This book provides information about COPD, including topics such as diagnosis, medical, surgical, and rehabilitative treatment options, how to work with your physician to improve your health and avoid hospitalizations, cautions and pre-cautions, smoking cessation, psychological issues, and more.Studies suggest that the newer anticholinergic drug tiotropium is also superior to ipratropium, as well as the long-acting ... doses of rescue medications and required fewer visits to the hospital than patients who did not use an anticholinergic agent. ... Complicating this problem, patients with peanut allergy can use Atrovent nasal spray or Atrovent inhalation solution because ... Because the drugs work by different mechanisms, some people may have more relief from one agent than fromanbsp;...
|Title||:||100 Questions & Answers about Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)|
|Publisher||:||Jones & Bartlett Learning - 2005-10|