How the COVID19 pandemic changed the attitude versus seasonal flu vaccination among COPD patients in Serbia

Conclusion: Pandemic of coronavirus infection has influence of very high vaccination rate among all COPD patients.
Source: European Respiratory Journal - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: Epidemiology Source Type: research

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Conclusion: The Study found that while acute admission has reduced by a large amount in a defined COPD patient group, this was accompanied by a vast increase in accessing advice through CRT with no concurrent increase in mortality in this group.
Source: European Respiratory Journal - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: Monitoring airway disease Source Type: research
During previous severe coronavirus outbreaks, 15% of survivors suffered from depression and 33% from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) at a mean follow-up of 22.6 and 32.2 months, respectively [1]. A recent systematic review identified that whilst physical symptoms receive most attention, the effects of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) upon mental health may be equally important [2]. One meta-analysis estimated the prevalence of depression and PTSD in the general public during this pandemic at 24% and 15%, respectively [3]. In adults with pre-existing asthma and COPD, the prevalence of depression and PTSD was 3...
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Authors: Prakash S, Agrawal MM, Kumar R, Yadav S Abstract A worldwide outbreak of a respiratory illness, first detected in December 2019 in Wuhan city, Hubei province, China is ongoing. The disease is caused by a novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2 and on February 11, 2020, was officially named Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) by the World Health Organization. Within few weeks, it has spread globally to the extent that World Health Organization declared it as a global pandemic on March 11, 2020. India's first positive case was reported on January 30th in Kerala. Before March 3rd, India had 3 cases of coronavirus in Ke...
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COPD is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide, affecting approximately 294 million people worldwide, and accounting for over 3 million deaths annually. Similarly, asthma affects approximately 268 million people worldwide, leading to an enormous health burden [1]. With the outbreak of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) set a main emphasis on recommendations focused on the regular use of bronchodilator maintenance therapy, and the Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) guidelines 2020 explicitly state that inhaler therapy, especially...
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Conclusions: The potential risk factors of elevated d-dimer level could help clinicians to identify invasive mechanical ventilation requirement at an early stage, and coexisting chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or chronic renal disease are independent risk factors associated with fatal outcome in coronavirus disease 2019 patients with mechanical ventilation.
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