COPD

B3. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
B3.1 Define COPD
B3.2 Define patient populations in which COPD screening is appropriate
B3.3 Recognize how to make a diagnosis of COPD in the office setting
B3.4 Create a treatment plan for the patient with COPD for long-term and acute exacerbations
B3.5 Counsel a patient on medications used in treatment of COPD, how to use them, compliance monitoring
B3.6 Counsel patients on the role of smoking cessation in treatment of COPD (see Smoking Cessation objectives)

Articles

COPD_fact_sheet

Canadian Thoracic Society Facts about COPD. Available at http://www.respiratoryguidelines.ca/

COPD Diagnosis and Management Algorithm - July 24 2013 Draft

Ontario Lung Association. COPD Diagnosis and Management Algorithm. 2013. To find the most updated versions of these tools as well as additional lung health resources, please access their website at: www.on.lung.ca/PCAP

COPD Clinical Findings

The Calgary Guide to Understanding Disease. COPD: Clinical Findings. Published Jan 7, 2013. Available at: http://calgaryguide.ucalgary.ca/

COPD Findings on Investigations

The Calgary Guide to Understanding Disease. COPD: Findings on Investigations. Published Jan 7, 2013. Available at: http://calgaryguide.ucalgary.ca/

CTS_COPD_Highlights_2008

O’Donnell DE, Hernandez P, Kaplan A. et al. Canadian Thoracic Society recommendations for management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease – 2008 updated – highlights for primary care. Can Respir J. 2008; 15. Suppl A. Available at http://www.respiratoryguidelines.ca/

Pharmacologic Management of COPD

Crawley A, Laubscher T, Muddiman P, Kosar L. Pharmacologic management of COPD: Breadth of products for encouraging a breath of air. Canadian Family Physician. 2016;62(5):410-414.

COPD Action Plan

Canadian Thoracic Society in collaboration with the COPD & Asthma Network of Alberta (CANA). COPD Action Plan: Educator’s Copy (pp. 5-6). 2012. Available at http://www.respiratoryguidelines.ca/

Asthma Devices Clinical Card 2014

Chadha N, Keegan DA. Asthma Devices. Canadian Family Medicine Clinical Card. 2013. Available at: https://sites.google.com/site/sharcfm/

Asthma-and-COPD-Medication-Table-FINAL-March-31-2016

Ontario Lung Association. Respiratory Medications: Medications currently available in Ontario. Updated September 29, 2015. To find the most updated versions of these tools as well as additional lung health resources, please access their website at: www.on.lung.ca/PCAP