• Industry Theatre presentations: ATS 2018

    Presented at ATS 2018 the Novartis sponsored symposium - 'New evidence in COPD: is there consensus for clinical practice recommendations?'

  • Publications

    View the latest data from clinical trials and studies, condensed into easy to read digests. Results from the FLAME, CRYSTAL and SUNSET clinical trials have recently been added.

  • COPD in Women

    A new desktop helper has been added that emphasises the importance of educating women early on the signs and symptoms of COPD and of ensuring that physicians are aware of the optimal strategies for managing COPD in women.

  • Guidelines

    View the many global, regional and national guidelines that exist to aid the diagnosis and management of COPD.

  • Treatment

    Expand your knowledge of the various treatments available for the management of COPD, such as muscarinic antagonists and inhaled corticosteroids.

 

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Knowledge Centre

NEW – Publication digests discussing results from the FLAME, CRYSTAL and SUNSET clinical trials, as well as data from a new study into the use of inhalation devices

NEW - Improving care for women with COPD: guidance for primary care is a Desktop Helper highlighting the need for increase awareness of COPD in women.

NEW – Industry Theatre presentations from ATS 2018: A faculty of experts discuss the new evidence informing the role of LABA/LAMA and LABA/LAMA/ICS therapy in COPD management at the American Thoracic Society Conference 2018. The importance of personalised COPD management is discussed, including clinical considerations and consensus regarding use of ICS, and evidence-based approaches to ICS withdrawal. 

Within the COPD Knowledge Centre you will find details of upcoming events, highlights from recent conferences and useful resources. The site also provides an educational disease overview section, where guidelines can be viewed along with information on treatment and diagnosis. A new section dedicated to COPD in Women is now available and features a set of videos discussing COPD from the female perspective.

Disease Overview

Disease Overview

Explore the epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment options available for COPD. What causes COPD and how can the symptoms be relieved?

Resources

Resources

Watch videos from COPD experts, read key publication summaries, explore current guidelines and more.

Educational Slides

Educational Slides

Explore a number of educational slide decks which are available to view and download, including information on clinical trials and guidelines.

COPD in Women

COPD in Women

COPD is a highly debilitating disease that represents a substantial and growing health burden in women. Learn about the COPD as a women's health issue.

American Thoracic Society 2018

American Thoracic Society 2018

ATS 2018 symposium: New evidence in COPD: is there consensus for clinical practice recommendations?


 

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