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Health Insights: COPD Treatment

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Health Insights: COPD Overview
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Health Insights: COPD Treatment03:29
Health Insights: COPD Treatment

In addition to quitting smoking, COPD can be treated by a variety of medications. Rescue medications can be used a few times a day to help with flare-ups in the short term. If you have to use rescue medications on a regular basis you should consult your doctor to seek out a more long-term solution. In this video Dr. Sonali Bose explains how rescue medications work as well as oxygen therapy and other popular COPD treatments.

Dr. Sonali Bose

This video features Dr. Sonali Bose. Dr. Sonali Bose is board certified in pulmonary disease and internal medicine. Dr. Bose is an instructor at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Duration: 03:29. Last Updated On: 2015-07-21
Reviewed by: Dr. Preeti Parikh . Review date: May 03, 2012
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