Tag Archives: COPD

Blood Eosinophilia-Targeted COPD Treatment: LABA-ICS vs LAMAs

December 06, 2018 Share this content: The incidence of pneumonia rose with initiation of LABA-ICS, which was similar across all eosinophil concentrations. Blood eosinophil concentrations could be used to target patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) who are likely to respond to initial long-acting bronchodilator therapy. This, in turn, may help clinicians decide between… Read More »

Half of COPD Inhaler Use Does Not Align With GOLD Recommendations

November 01, 2018 Share this content: Participants were stratified into aligned with inhaler regimen to first-/second-line GOLD recommendations or nonaligned with recommendations. Approximately half of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) who use inhaler medications report use that is not in alignment with current treatment recommendations, according to an analysis of participants in the… Read More »