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Hypercapnic COPD Survival, Clinical Outcomes With High-Intensity NIV

December 31, 2018 Share this content: There are 2 hypotheses on why high-intensity NIV is beneficial to individuals with hypercapnic stable COPD. There is evidence that people with comorbid stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and chronic hypercapnic respiratory failure (CHRF) have improved symptoms and survival rates with high-intensity noninvasive ventilation (NIV), according to a… Read More »

Anxiety in COPD Benefits From Cognitive Behavioral Therapy vs Self-Help

December 18, 2018 Share this content: Higher initial costs associated with CBT were offset by savings resulting from fewer hospital admissions and emergency department visits in the subsequent 12 months. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) interventions were statistically and clinically superior to self-help leaflets in the treatment of anxiety in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease… Read More »