If you use supplemental oxygen, it's a good idea to be prepared for an unexpected crisis with these oxygen emergency tips.
Thanks to the Department of Transportation, traveling with oxygen has never been easier. Find out how to travel with oxygen with safety and comfort in mind.
Hiring a caregiver for the patient who has COPD can help to ease the burden that COPD may otherwise place on family members. Learn 10 tips for hiring a caregiver.
Caregiver coping tips are important to learn, because being a caregiver is one of the most important roles you will ever play. Learn coping tips for the caregiver to have a positive impact on the patients you care for.
End stage COPD is a real term and a real problem. Learn more about what treatment options are available to you in end stage COPD.
Spirometry results are influenced by a variety of factors. Learn more about your spirometer test and how to ensure accurate results.
Severe COPD can be disabling to patients. Learn how to keep your COPD from getting worse and becoming severe COPD.
If participation in a clinical trial is an option for you, then getting answers to clinical trial questions is notably important. Learn clinical trial questions to ask your doctor.
If you are caring for a loved one with COPD, it is important you know normal adult vital signs. This guide to normal adult vital signs should serve as a reference range to guide you as to when to seek medical attention.
A healing garden can be a remarkably comforting and rewarding experience for patients with chronic diseases like COPD. Discover some helpful tips on planting a healing garden for COPD patients.
Knowing when and how often to wash your hands is just as important as proper handwashing technique. Proper handwashing not only helps to prevent infection, but reduces your risk of COPD exacerbation.
Spiriva side effects range from common to more severe. Check out this complete guide to Spiriva side effects to get the answers you need.
How can you prevent COPD, especially if you are Santa Claus who smokes a pipe and is exposed to air pollution? The following tips should help Santa, and anyone else for that matter, prevent COPD.
A CT of the chest may be done on patients who have COPD to help doctors determine the presence of an infection or if there has been a change in symptoms. Learn more about the definition of CT of the chest.
Shortness of breath and other COPD symptoms can be a real problem in cold weather. Thankfully, these 5 tips for reducing shortness of breath in cold weather will help.
The swine flu vaccine is recommended for people in certain high risk groups who seem to be more susceptible to complications from it. Are you one of those who should get the swine flu vaccine? Find out more.
Swine (H1N1) Flu poses many health risks for people who have chronic illnesses like COPD and are immunocomprimised. Bacterial pneumonia is one of those risks, and can be fatal. Find out more about how you can prevent swine flu AND bacterial pneumonia.
Which is better, metered-dose inhalers or nebulizers for the treatment of COPD? Find out the answer to this and other questions about metered-dose inhalers and nebulizers.
Finding a COPD clinical trial can be as easy as doing an online search. Learn more about where to find a COPD clinical trial.