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Operation 435

The goal of Operation 435 is to educate all 435 Representatives and 100 Senators about COPD.

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COPD Management Guidelines

Several professional organizations have compiled guidelines which are useful for medical professionals in diagnosing and managing COPD.

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Continuing Medical Education

Several programs and workshops have been sponsored and co-sponsored by the COPD Foundation in an effort to reduce the knowledge gap among primary care physicians and other healthcare professionals about COPD diagnosis and management.

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COPD Shuttle

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Lung ATS Educational Products on COPD (select items below)

2010

For more Best of ATS Conferences materials visit the following link : https://cms.psavcns.com/library/ats

2011

For more Best of ATS Conferences materials visit the following link : https://cms.psavcns.com/library/ats


Lung ATS Journal articles on COPD (select abstracts listed below)

COPD 2011: AJRCCM

Impact of Exacerbations on Emphysema Progression in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
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Volume 183; June 2011

COPD 2010: AJRCCM

Antibiotics in Addition to Systemic Corticosteroids for Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
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Volume 181; January 2010

COPD 2009: AJRCCM

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Overlaps in Pathophysiology, Systemic Inflammation, and Cardiovascular Disease
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Volume 180; October 2009

Vascular Dysfunction in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
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Volume 180; September 2009

Cognitive Decline among Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
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Volume 180; July 2009

COPD 2008: AJRCCM

Long-term Erythromycin Therapy Is Associated with Decreased Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Exacerbations
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Volume 178; December 2008

COPD 2007: AJRCCM

Impaired Neutrophil Chemotaxis in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
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Volume 175; March 2007

COPD 2006: AJRCCM

Survival of Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Due to Biomass Smoke and Tobacco
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Volume 173; February 2006

COPD 2005: AJRCCM

Prevalence of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in Korea: A Population-based Spirometry Survey
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Volume 172; October 2005

Walking versus Cycling: Sensitivity to Bronchodilation in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
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Volume 172; December 2005

COPD 2003: AJRCCM

Enhanced Expression of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor in Pulmonary Arteries of Smokers and Patients with Moderate Chronis Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
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Volume 167; May 2003

COPD 2011: AJRCMB

Genome-Wide Association Analysis of Body Mass in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
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Volume 45; 2011

COPD 2009: AJRCMB

Extrapulmonary Manifestations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in a Mouse Model of Chronic Cigarette Smoke Exposure
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Volume 40; 2009

COPD 2005: AJRCMB

A Functional Mutation in the Terminal Exon of Elastin in Severe, Early-Onset Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
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Volume 33; 2005


LungATS Statements, Guidelines and Reports

ATS Statements, Guidelines and Reports are printed in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. These documents are also available in PDF format. You may download one copy of any ATS document; there is no charge for this service.