International Congress London 2016

Saturday, 03.09.2016
Sunday, 04.09.2016
Monday, 05.09.2016
Tuesday, 06.09.2016
Wednesday, 07.09.2016

 

Sponsored symposia:

Industry Evening Mini Symposium at ERS 2016: “Challenges in the management of non-CF bronchiectasis”

Citations should be made in the following way: Authors. Title. Eur Respir J 2016; 48: Suppl. 60, abstract number.


Management of COPD exacerbations: A European Respiratory Society/American Thoracic Society (ERS/ATS) guideline

Symposium
Chairs: Jerry Krishnan (Chicago, United States of America), John R Hurst (London, United Kingdom)
Aims: To present the conclusions and recommendations for diagnosis and treatment of exacerbations of COPD elaborated by the experts of the ERS and ATS. The presenters will provide an overview of the guidelines development process and the main recommendations regarding antiinflammatory and antimicrobial treatment of exacerbations. In addition, other non pharmacological aspects of therapy such as hospital at home, early rehabilitation and non invasive ventilation will be reviewed.
Target audience: clinicians, respiratory specialists, internists, primary care physicians, nurses, methodologists, and guidelines developers.
Diagnostic, aetiology and assessment of exacerbations
Alberto Papi (Ferrarra, Italy)
WebcastSlide presentation
WebcastSlide presentation
Pharmacologic treatment of exacerbations of COPD
Antonio R. Anzueto (San Antonio, United States of America)
WebcastSlide presentation
WebcastSlide presentation