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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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ATS Educational Products 2012

- A89 - NOVEL INFLAMMATORY AND REPAIR PATHWAYS IN CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE
- B85 - DIVERGENT ROLES OF ANTIGEN PRESENTING CELLS IN LUNG HEALTH AND DISEASE
- C1 - CLINICAL YEAR IN REVIEW 3
- C9 - PULMONARY REHABILITATION ACROSS THE SPECTRUM OF ILLNESS FOR PATIENTS WITH COPD
- C82 - PULMONARY AND NON-PULMONARY MANIFESTATIONS OF HYPERINFLATION IN CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE: PATHOGENESIS AND IMPLICATIONS FOR TREATMENT
-  D2 - MECHANISMS AND IMPLICATIONS OF MUCUS ACCUMULATION IN CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE

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ATS Educational Products 2011

- B02 - A LARGE, MULTICENTER CROSS-SECTIONAL CLINICAL, RADIOGRAPHIC AND GENOMIC CHARACTERIZATION STUDY IN COPD: LESSONS FROM COPD GENE
- B82 - CHALLENGES AND COLLABORATIVE OPPORTUNITIES IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF NOVEL DRUGS FOR OBSTRUCTIVE LUNG DISEASES
- C83 - COPD: BIOLOGICAL PATHWAYS, PHENOTYPES AND THEIR CLINICAL IMPLICATIONS
- C85 - MECHANISMS AND ADVANCES IN THERAPY OF CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE
- PG01 - BIOMARKERS IN ASTHMA AND COPD
- PG20 - MECHANICAL VENTILATION: STATE OF THE ART


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ATS Journal articles on Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (select abstracts listed below)

 

COPD: AJRCCM

Inflammatory Biomarkers Improve Clinical Prediction of Mortality in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
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Volume 185; May 15, 2012

Usefulness of the Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Assessment Test to Evaluate Severity of COPD Exacerbations
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Volume 185; January 26, 2012

The T-Helper Cell Type 1 Immune Response to Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections Is Impaired in COPD
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Volume 182; January 15, 2011

Observational Study of Inhaled Corticosteroids on Outcomes for COPD Patients with Pneumonia
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Volume 184; August 1, 2011

Impact of Exacerbations on Emphysema Progression in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
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Volume 183; June 15, 2011

Chronic Cigarette Smoke Exposure Generates Pathogenic T Cells Capable of Driving COPD-like Disease in Rag2−/− Mice
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Volume 181; June 1, 2010

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Phenotypes: The Future of COPD
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Volume 182; September 1, 2010

 

COPD: AJRCMB

Genetic Ablation of the Fpr1 Gene Confers Protection from Smoking-Induced Lung Emphysema in Mice
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Volume 47; September 2012

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

Everything Prevents Emphysema: Are Animal Models of Cigarette Smoke–Induced Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Any Use?
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Volume 45; December 2011

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

Analysis of Exonic Elastin Variants in Severe, Early-Onset Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
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Volume 40; November 2008

Haemophilus influenzae Lysate Induces Aspects of the Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Phenotype
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Volume 38; June 2008

 

COPD: PATS

An Official American Thoracic Society Workshop Report: The Integrated Care of the COPD Patient
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Volume 9; March 15, 2012

HIV and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Is It Worse and Why?
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Volume 8; June 1, 2011

Physical Inactivity and Obesity: Relation to Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease?
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Volume 6; December 15, 2009

Systemic Inflammation in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Asthma: Relation with Comorbidities
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Volume 6; December 15, 2009

Transforming Growth Factor-β Signaling across Ages: From Distorted Lung Development to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
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Volume 6; December 1, 2009

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in Men and Women: Myths and Reality
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Volume 6; September 15, 2009


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ATS 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. Some examples below: