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Archive: Volume 3, 2008


Geographic differences in clinical characteristics and management of COPD: the EPOCA study

Marc Miravitlles, Cristina Murio, Gema Tirado-Conde, Gur Levy, Hana Muellerova, et al

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2008, 3:803-814

Published Date: 5 December 2008

Effect of noninvasive mechanical ventilation in elderly patients with hypercapnic acute-on-chronic respiratory failure and a do-not-intubate order

Paolo Scarpazza, Cristoforo Incorvaia, Giuseppe di Franco, Stefania Raschi, Pierfranco Usai, et al

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2008, 3:797-801

Published Date: 5 December 2008

Self efficacy measurement and goal attainment after pulmonary rehabilitation

Rachel Garrod, Johanna Marshall, Fiona Jones

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2008, 3:791-796

Published Date: 5 December 2008

Suppressive activity of tiotropium bromide on matrix metalloproteinase production from lung fibroblasts in vitro

Kazuhito Asano, Yusuke Shikama, Yasuhiro Shibuya, Hiroaki Nakajima, Ken-ichi Kanai, et al

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2008, 3:781-790

Published Date: 5 December 2008

Tiotropium and exercise training in COPD patients: Effects on dyspnea and exercise tolerance

Nicolino Ambrosino, Katia Foglio, Gianni Balzano, Pier Luigi Paggiaro, Patrizia Lessi, Steven Kesten

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2008, 3:771-780

Published Date: 5 December 2008

Higher lung deposition with Respimat® Soft Mist™ Inhaler than HFA-MDI in COPD patients with poor technique

Peter Brand, Bettina Hederer, George Austen, Helen Dewberry, Thomas Meyer

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2008, 3:763-770

Published Date: 5 December 2008

Caregivers for people with end-stage lung disease: Characteristics and unmet needs in the whole population

David C Currow, Alicia Ward, Katie Clark, Catherine M Burns, Amy P Abernethy

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2008, 3:753-762

Published Date: 5 December 2008

C-reactive protein correlates with tissue oxygen availability in patients with stable COPD

Simonetta Baldi, Gian Domenico Pinna1 Piera Mombaruzzo, Milena Biglieri, Angelo De Martini, Paolo Palange

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2008, 3:745-751

Published Date: 5 December 2008

Mental disorders and quality of life in COPD patients and their spouses

Kerstin Kühl, Wolfgang Schürmann, Winfried Rief

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2008, 3:727-736

Published Date: 5 December 2008

Pulmonary and systemic hepatocyte and keratinocyte growth factors in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Jaume Sauleda, Aina Noguera, David Blanquer, Jaume Pons, Meritxell López, et al

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2008, 3:719-725

Published Date: 5 December 2008

Impact of social support and self-efficacy on functioning in depressed older adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Patricia Marino, Jo Anne Sirey, Patrick J Raue, George S Alexopoulos

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2008, 3:713-718

Published Date: 5 December 2008

Determinants and predictors of the cost of COPD in primary care: A Spanish perspective

Javier de Miguel Diez, Pilar Carrasco Garrido, Marta García Carballo, Angel Gil de Miguel, Javier Rejas Gutierrez, et al

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2008, 3:701-712

Published Date: 5 December 2008

Diagnostic value of post-bronchodilator pulmonary function testing to distinguish between stable, moderate to severe COPD and asthma

Daphne C Richter, James R Joubert, Haylene Nell, Mace M Schuurmans, Elvis M Irusen

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2008, 3:693-699

Published Date: 5 December 2008

Health-related quality of life in outpatients with COPD in daily practice: the VICE Spanish study

Antonio Martín, José M Rodríguez-González Moro, José L Izquierdo, Elena Gobartt, Pilar de Lucas, The VICE Study Group

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2008, 3:683-692

Published Date: 5 December 2008

Association of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and obstructive sleep apnea consequences

Carlos Zamarrón, Vanesa García Paz, Emilio Morete, Felix del Campo Matías

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2008, 3:671-682

Published Date: 5 December 2008

Skeletal muscle dysfunction in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Ho Cheol Kim, Mahroo Mofarrahi, Sabah NA Hussain

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2008, 3:637-658

Published Date: 5 December 2008

Treatment of respiratory failure in COPD

Stephan Budweiser, Rudolf A Jörres, Michael Pfeifer

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2008, 3:605-618

Published Date: 5 December 2008

Airway biomarkers of the oxidant burden in asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: Current and future perspectives

Noora Louhelainen, Marjukka Myllärniemi, Irfan Rahman, Vuokko L Kinnula

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2008, 3:585-603

Published Date: 5 December 2008

Safety, tolerability and risk benefit analysis of tiotropium in COPD

Yuji Oba, Tareq Zaza, Danish M Thameem

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2008, 3:575-584

Published Date: 5 December 2008

Health literacy in COPD

Nicola J Roberts, Ramesh Ghiassi, Martyn R Partridge

International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2008, 3:499-507

Published Date: 5 December 2008