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COVID-19 And Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

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Staying ahead of the curve

COVID-19: Chronic Obstructive
Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and
Tobacco Smoking


Patients with COPD are at high risk from coronavirus infection. Similarly,
tobacco smoking appears to both increase the risk of infection and result in a poorer outcome.

This updated programme:

  • Discusses the evidence available from previous coronavirus epidemics and early reports from the current pandemic
  • Provides practical guidance on the management of this high-risk group
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    Presenter
    Associate Professor Richard van Zyl-Smit
    Consultant Pulmonologist
    Groote Schuur Hospital,
    Cape Town, South Africa

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    STAY AHEAD OF THE CURVE
     

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    Useful resources

  • GOLD COVID-19 Guidance
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  • Coronavirus and COVID-19
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  • COVID-19 open-source sources of information
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  • COVID-19 rapid guideline: community-based care of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
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  • Wits Journal of Clinical Medicine – COVID 19 Special issue 1
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    This report was made possible by an unrestricted educational grant from Cipla. The content of the report is independent of the sponsor.

     

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