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Respiratory Research

Last updated on Wednesday, March 2, 2022

ASAP - Early low dose steroids for adults admitted to hospital with influenza-like illness during a pandemic: a randomised placebo controlled trial Principal Investigator: Dr A Wright  Research Nurse: Liz Bailey  ************************** EMBARC - The European Bronchiectasis Registry Princi...

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What will i learn at the PR sessions?

Last updated on Saturday, February 24, 2018

The education part of the programme is very important. It will help you to understand how to manage your condition so that you can live a more active and fulfilling life. The talks are given by physiotherapists, nurses, dieticians and other members of staff linked to the NHS.  The topics covered...

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Tag:   Anatomy (1)     Physiology (2)     Sputum (1)     Respiratory (1)     lung (10)     lung disease (3)     respiratory (5)     exercise (3)     class (1)    

Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Last updated on Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Pulmonary Rehabilitation (PR) is an exercise and education programme for patients diagnosed with a chronic respiratory condition. The programme is run by specialist physiotherapists, but additional support is provided by respiratory nurses and dietitians during the education sessions. PR is widel...

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Tag:   Pulmonary (10)     Rehabilitation (1)     lung (10)     disease (4)     breathing (5)     dietitians (1)     respiratory (5)     chronic (1)    

Asthma

Last updated on Wednesday, April 14, 2021

The Paediatric Respiratory Nurse Specialist (Asthma and Allergy) supports and educates children and families with asthma and allergy by acting as a link between the child’s hospital, school and primary care. A nurse led Asthma clinic is held every Monday and an Allergy clinic is on Thursday. The...

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Tag:   asthma (1)     breathing (5)     lungs (4)     adolescent (1)     child (12)     children (15)     support (24)     clinic (22)     respiratory (5)     oxygen (9)    

Why should i take PR classes?

Last updated on Wednesday, April 11, 2018

When a patient has a long-term breathing problem, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or another lung condition, they can find it difficult to do their normal daily activities without getting breathless.  They may also find that they get tired very easily and often feel exhausted...

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Tag:   PR (8)     Lung (1)     respiratory (5)     air (2)     breathe (4)     oxygen (9)     exercise (3)     classes (5)    

How can the COPD sessions help me?

Last updated on Saturday, February 24, 2018

The COPD nurses based at the service are able to help patients with: Information about their condition Information about inhalers and inhaler technique Information and assessment for nebulisers What to do when a patient has a flare up (exacerbation) and how to spot the early warning signs o...

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Tag:   COPD (6)     Chronic (2)     obstructive (1)     Pulmonary (10)     respiratory (5)     breathe (4)     lung disease (3)    

Who can attend?

Last updated on Thursday, January 31, 2019

To attend Pulmonary Rehabilitation, patients must fulfill the following criteria: Have a respiratory diagnosis such as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Bronchiectasis or Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD). Find themselves limited by breathlessness (e.g. climbing stairs or walking up...

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Tag:   pulmonary (1)     Pulmonary Rehabilitation (5)     lungs (4)     oxygen (9)     air (2)     COPD (6)     Interstitial (2)