Resultados: 3

    European Respiratory Society guidelines on long-term home non-invasive ventilation for management of COPD

    Eur. respir. j; 54 (3), 2019
    While the role of acute non-invasive ventilation (NIV) has been shown to improve outcome in acute life-threatening hypercapnic respiratory failure in COPD, the evidence of clinical efficacy of long-term home NIV (LTH-NIV) for management of COPD is less. This document provides evidence-based recommendatio...

    Prevention of COPD exacerbations: a European Respiratory Society/American Thoracic Society guideline

    Eur. respir. j; 50 (3), 2017
    This document provides clinical recommendations for the prevention of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) exacerbations. It represents a collaborative effort between the European Respiratory Society and the American Thoracic Society.Comprehensive evidence syntheses were performed to summarise al...

    European Respiratory Society guidelines for the diagnosis of primary ciliary dyskinesia

    Eur Respir J; 49 (1), 2017
    The diagnosis of primary ciliary dyskinesia is often confirmed with standard, albeit complex and expensive, tests. In many cases, however, the diagnosis remains difficult despite the array of sophisticated diagnostic tests. There is no "gold standard" reference test. Hence, a Task Force supported by the ...