Sedentary Patients With COPD Face Elevated Risk of Emergency Department Visits
Patients with COPD are typically characterized by lower physical activity (PA); lower PA levels are associated with both decreased lung function and accelerated deterioration of lung function.
Korean Patients With IBD Face Higher Risk of C Difficile
In a trend similar to that observed among Western patients with IBD, Korean patients with IBD have an elevated risk of Clostridioides difficile (C difficile).
COPD Exacerbations Common in Patients Not Treated With Controller Medications
A study found that although the number of patients receiving a controller medication increased after their first exacerbation, the percentage given controller medications remained below 50% among the overall population.
Many Patients With COPD Have Poor Adherence to Long-Acting Inhalers
Researchers encourage physicians to personalize care plans to ensure that more patients adhere to their inhalers.
2 Commerce Drive Cranbury, NJ 08512