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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Quick Reference Guide

Author: O'Kelly, Mark Dr.; McDonnell, Tim Prof.; Duggan, Bernard;ICGP Quality in Practice Committee

Publication Year: 2019

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Contents

List of Abbreviations
Aim of Document
Definition, Epidemiology and Contributing Factors
Section 1: Diagnosis and Assessment
Section 1.1: Diagnosis
Section 1.2: Spirometry
Section 1.3: Assessment of Severity
Section 1.4: Assessment of Symptoms and Exacerbations
Section 2: Non-Pharmacological Management of COPD
Section 3: Pharmacological Therapy for COPD
Section 3.1: Inhaled Medicines for COPD
Section 3.2: Using Eosinophil Counts to Guide Inhaled Corticosteroid Therapy
Section 3.3: Choosing Inhaler Devices
Section 4: Review, Assess and Adjust
Section 4.1: Deprescribing Inhaled Corticosteroids
Section 4.2: Components of Step-Down Withdrawal of Inhaled Corticosteroids
Section 5: Management of Acute Exacerbations
Section 6: Self-Management Plans
Section 7: Referrals to Secondary / Tertiary Care
Section 7.1: Multimorbidity
Section 7.2: Palliative Care
Appendix 1: Cycle of Care Investigations for COPD
Appendix 2: Medicines Management Programme (MMP)
Appendix 3: COPD Self-Management Plan
References

Description

ICGP Quick Reference Guide

Format Download
Keywords clinical guidelines, general practice, COPD
Publisher Irish College of General Practitioners
Classification COPD
Alternative Title COPD QRG
Pages 28
Categories: Irish Content, ICGP Resources
Email: library@icgp.ie, Tel: 01 6763705, Fax: 01 6765850
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