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Understanding COPD
 
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This animation describes the causes, risk factors and common symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), as well as how lungs with COPD function. To learn more visit: http://www.AnimatedCOPDPatient.com
Views: 524202 Animated COPD Patient
Management and Treatment of COPD
 
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This animation explains the main types of medications used to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), as well as important lifestyle changes that can help patients better manage their COPD. To learn more visit: http://www.AnimatedCOPDPatient.com
Views: 216843 Animated COPD Patient
Diagnosis and Evaluation of COPD
 
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This animation describes the tests used to diagnose chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) as well as the symptoms suggestive of COPD. To learn more visit: http://www.AnimatedCOPDPatient.com
Views: 64705 Animated COPD Patient
What is oxygen therapy for COPD?
 
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Expert pulmonologists describe oxygen therapy for COPD and the benefits and circumstances in which it may be required. To learn more visit: http://www.AnimatedCOPDPatient.com
Views: 17636 Animated COPD Patient
Patient perspective - Anxiety, depression and COPD
 
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Patients with COPD discuss the anxiety and depression they experience living with COPD, and how they try to manage it. To learn more visit: http://www.AnimatedCOPDPatient.com
Views: 1830 Animated COPD Patient
What are the side-effects of COPD medications?
 
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Expert pulmonologists discuss the possible side-effects of the different medications used to treat COPD. To learn more visit: http://www.AnimatedCOPDPatient.com
Views: 1508 Animated COPD Patient
What are the complications of COPD?
 
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Expert pulmonologists describe the complications of COPD and the diseases that commonly occur with COPD. To learn more visit: http://www.AnimatedCOPDPatient.com
Views: 1031 Animated COPD Patient
Assessments for acute exacerbation of COPD
 
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Expert pulmonologists discuss other assessments that are recommended to differentiate acute exacerbations of COPD from other conditions. To learn more visit: http://www.AnimatedCOPDPatient.com
Views: 1009 Animated COPD Patient
What medications are used to treat COPD?
 
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Expert pulmonologists discuss the various medications used to treat COPD. To learn more visit: http://www.AnimatedCOPDPatient.com
Views: 1905 Animated COPD Patient
What symptoms did you experience prior to COPD diagnosis?
 
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Patients talk about when they were diagnosed with COPD and the range of symptoms they experienced leading up to the diagnosis. To learn more visit: http://www.AnimatedCOPDPatient.com
Views: 1178 Animated COPD Patient
What is spirometry?
 
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Expert pulmonologists describe spirometry and how it is used to diagnose COPD. To learn more visit: http://www.AnimatedCOPDPatient.com
What is an acute exacerbation?
 
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Expert pulmonologists describe what an acute exacerbation of COPD is and the signs are to watch out for. To learn more visit: http://www.AnimatedCOPDPatient.com
Views: 3861 Animated COPD Patient
Prescribed medical treatments for COPD
 
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Patients with COPD share their experiences with regard to medical treatments prescribed by their doctor to help manage their disease. For more information visit http://www.AnimatedCOPDPatient.com
Long-term impact of COPD acute exacerbations
 
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Expert pulmonologists discuss the long-term impact of acute exacerbations on patients with COPD. To learn more visit: http://www.AnimatedCOPDPatient.com
What is a pulse oximeter?
 
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Expert pulmonologists describe a pulse oximeter which is commonly by patients with COPD. To learn more visit: http://www.AnimatedCOPDPatient.com
How is COPD diagnosed?
 
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Expert pulmonologists explain the diagnosis of COPD via a lung function test called spirometry. To learn more visit: http://www.AnimatedCOPDPatient.com
When should a patient be referred to a lung specialist?
 
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Expert physicians talk about the various situations in which patients should be referred to lung specialists. To learn more visit: http://www.AnimatedCOPDPatient.com
Depression and COPD
 
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Expert pulmonologists discuss depression in COPD and some of the factors that can make depression worse. To learn more visit: http://www.AnimatedCOPDPatient.com
Patient perspective - Sleep apnea and COPD
 
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A patient with COPD describes his experiences with sleep apnea and anxiety. To learn more visit: http://www.AnimatedCOPDPatient.com
Patient perspective - Smoking and COPD
 
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Patients discuss the impact of smoking on COPD and importance of smoking cessation. For more information visit http://www.AnimatedCOPDPatient.com
Lifestyle changes for COPD patients
 
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Expert pulmonologists describe the importance of lifestyle changes in persons living with COPD. To learn more visit: http://www.AnimatedCOPDPatient.com
How has COPD impacted your life?
 
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Patients describe their personal experiences with COPD and how it has impacted their lives. To learn more visit: http://www.AnimatedCOPDPatient.com
What vaccinations are important for COPD patients?
 
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Expert pulmonologists discuss the importance of influenza and pneumonia vaccinations for people living with COPD. To learn more visit: http://www.AnimatedCOPDPatient.com
Prevention of COPD acute exacerbation attacks
 
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Expert pulmonologists discuss the ways in which acute exacerbations of COPD can be prevented from returning. To learn more visit: http://www.AnimatedCOPDPatient.com
Advice for persons who have early symptoms of COPD
 
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Patients with COPD share practical advice for persons who may be experiencing early COPD symptoms. To learn more visit: http://www.AnimatedCOPDPatient.com
Views: 3188 Animated COPD Patient
Oxygen therapy for COPD and side-effects
 
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A pulse oximeter must be used to check oxygen levels in patients. To learn more visit: http://www.AnimatedCOPDPatient.com
Views: 2584 Animated COPD Patient
Why is smoking a risk factor for COPD?
 
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Expert pulmonologists discuss smoking as a risk factor for COPD. To learn more visit: http://www.AnimatedCOPDPatient.com
When should antibiotics be used for COPD exacerbations?
 
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Expert pulmonologists discuss the importance and circumstances in which antibiotics may be prescribed to treat COPD exacerbations. To learn more visit: http://www.AnimatedCOPDPatient.com
Patient perspective - Recognizing when your COPD is worsening
 
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Patients discuss their own experiences in terms of recognizing when their COPD is getting worse. For more information visit http://www.AnimatedCOPDPatient.com
What is your experience with pulmonary rehab?
 
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Patients with COPD recount the benefits and experiences of pulmonary rehabilitation in managing their COPD. For more information visit http://www.AnimatedCOPDPatient.com
COPD action plan
 
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Patients discuss personal action plans and strategies in coping with COPD. For more information visit http://www.AnimatedCOPDPatient.com
Can e-cigarettes help you quit smoking?
 
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Expert pulmonologists discuss the controversy and use of e-cigarettes an approach to help people stop smoking, and they discuss the need for further studies. To learn more visit: http://www.AnimatedCOPDPatient.com
How do I know my COPD is worsening?
 
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Expert pulmonologists describe what happens to patients when their COPD gets worse. To learn more visit: http://www.AnimatedCOPDPatient.com
Importance of vaccines for persons living with COPD
 
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Patients provide personal experiences with respect to vaccine immunizations and their benefits in COPD. For more information visit http://www.AnimatedCOPDPatient.com
What is pulmonary rehabilitation?
 
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Expert pulmonologists describe the various components and benefits of pulmonary rehabilitation for COPD patients. To learn more visit: http://www.AnimatedCOPDPatient.com
What is your experience with oxygen therapy for COPD?
 
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Patients recount their own experiences with oxygen therapy and COPD, and discuss the benefits. For more information visit http://www.AnimatedCOPDPatient.com
What is your experience with spirometry?
 
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Patients describe their experiences with spirometry including how the test is performed. To learn more visit: http://www.AnimatedCOPDPatient.com
Signs and symptoms of COPD
 
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Expert pulmonologists discuss the signs and symptoms that may be associated with COPD. To learn more visit: http://www.AnimatedCOPDPatient.com
Importance of early diagnosis of COPD
 
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Expert pulmonologists discuss the importance of early diagnosis of COPD which can have a significant impact on disease management and outcomes. To learn more visit: http://www.AnimatedCOPDPatient.com
What is COPD?
 
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Expert pulmonologists describe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and provide an overview of the underlying causes of the disease. To learn more visit: http://www.AnimatedCOPDPatient.com
How often should I do spirometry?
 
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Expert pulmonologists discuss how often spirometry tests should be repeated. To learn more visit: http://www.AnimatedCOPDPatient.com
Second hand smoke and COPD
 
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Expert pulmonologists recommend that COPD patients avoid exposure to second-hand smoke and other lung irritants. To learn more visit: http://www.AnimatedCOPDPatient.com
Importance of support system in managing COPD
 
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Patients discuss and recommend COPD support systems and share experiences for the benefit of other patients. For more information visit http://www.AnimatedCOPDPatient.com
Medications to treat COPD patients with cardiovascular complications
 
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Expert pulmonologists discuss cardio-selective beta-blocker medication used to treat certain heart diseases and management of COPD and its treatment. To learn more visit: http://www.AnimatedCOPDPatient.com
What are the benefits of quitting smoking?
 
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Expert pulmonologists discuss the benefits of quitting smoking for patients with COPD. To learn more visit: http://www.AnimatedCOPDPatient.com
How do I stop smoking?
 
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Expert pulmonologists recommend methods that health care providers can help their patients quit smoking. To learn more visit: http://www.AnimatedCOPDPatient.com
What is your experience with COPD?
 
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Patients discuss their experiences and understanding of COPD. To learn more visit: http://www.AnimatedCOPDPatient.com