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COPD Week at the ATS

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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

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


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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

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


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

COPD: AJRCCM

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

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

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: The Disease and Its Burden to Society
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Volume 3; September 1, 2006

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