Music therapy increases effectiveness of pulmonary rehabilitation for COPD patients

(The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine) Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and other chronic respiratory disorders who received music therapy in conjunction with standard rehabilitation saw an improvement in symptoms, psychological well-being and quality of life compared to patients receiving rehabilitation alone, according to a new study by researchers at The Louis Armstrong Center of Music and Medicine at Mount Sinai Beth Israel (MSBI).
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Authors: Pothirat C, Pothirat T, Liwsrisakun C, Bumroongkit C, Deesomchok A, Theerakittikul T, Limsukon A Abstract Objective: The present study intended to determine the risk factors of severe exacerbation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients even though managed by pulmonologists on a regular basis. Material and Method: A retrospective case-controlled study was conducted at the chest clinic, Maharaj Nakorn Chiang Mai Hospital from 1st August 2009 to 31st July 2010. The clinical relevant data for acute exacerbation (age, sex, co-morbidity, severity of COPD, COPD medication, annual influenza vaccinat...
Source: Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet thangphaet - Category: General Medicine Tags: J Med Assoc Thai Source Type: research
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Source: Frontiers in Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
DiscussionCOPD is known to be associated with the development of cognitive deficits, in particular, regarding for executive functions and attention, memory and logical reasoning. In this context, MMSE has a low diagnostic accuracy to underline effective cognitive impairment in AD-COPD. Our study shows a higher frequency of frontal deficits and behavioral disturbances in patients with AD and COPD than patients with AD-only. COPD could complicate the management of AD patients, thus necessitating a closer and multidisciplinary monitoring.
Source: Neurological Sciences - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
Condition:   COPD Exacerbation Interventions:   Device: Nasal High Flow Therapy;   Other: Standard care Sponsors:   Marieke Duiverman;   Rijnstate Hospital;   Medisch Spectrum Twente;   Albert Schweitzer Hospital;   Technical University of Twente;   Fisher and Paykel Healthcare;   VIVISOL Not yet recruiting
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Condition:   Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Interventions:   Other: energy conservation technique;   Other: control session Sponsor:   Groupe Hospitalier du Havre Not yet recruiting
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Conditions:   Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive;   Asthma-Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Overlap Syndrome;   Small Airway Disease;   Quality of Life Intervention:   Drug: Budesonide(160ug) and Formoterol(4.5ug) bid Sponsor:   Zhujiang Hospital Not yet recruiting
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Source: International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLES - Lung Disease Source Type: research
Conditions:   Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive;   Asthma-Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Overlap Syndrome;   Small Airway Disease;   Quality of Life Intervention:   Drug: Budesonide(160ug) and Formoterol(4.5ug) bid Sponsor:   Zhujiang Hospital Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Condition:   Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Interventions:   Other: energy conservation technique;   Other: control session Sponsor:   Groupe Hospitalier du Havre Not yet recruiting
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