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lead to increased risk of osteoporosis; therefore, older adults with history of osteoporosis or osteopenia are encouraged to take calcium supplement vitamin D Ways to Reduce Negative Effects Patients need to be educated on proper use of inhaled corticosteroids, to rinse their mouth after use if an inhaled corticosteroid and to ensure that their inhalers have spacer. For corticosteroids, patients need to be cautious about their blood sugar as this medication can cause
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hyperglycemia, and higher mortality in COPD patients if used for a longer period. To be medication compliant and to stop smoking. Behavioral modification is an important factor towards exacerbation reduction. To recognize the signs and symptoms of disease exacerbation so as to call for help on time, and when in doubt, call your physician. References Arcangelo, V.P., Peterson, A.M., Wilbur, V., & Reinhold, J. A. (2017). Pharmacotherapeutics For Advanced Practice. A practical Approach. (4 th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer O'Neal, W. K., Boucher, R. C., Kesimer, M., Ford, A. A., Ceppe, A., Radicioni, G., & ... Woodruff, P. G. (2017). Airway Mucin Concentration as a Marker of Chronic Bronchitis. New England Journal Of Medicine , 377 (10), 911-922. doi:10.1056/NEJMoa1701632 Pelkonen, M. K., Notkola, I. K., Laatikainen, T. K., & Jousilahti, P. (2017). Chronic bronchitis in relation to hospitalization and mortality over three decades. Respiratory Medicine , 123 87-93. doi:10.1016/j.rmed.2016.12.018
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