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COPD is also known as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. It is a type of Lung Disease in which symptoms include shortness of breath and cough with sputum is seen. Smoking tobacco is the main cause of COPD. Main medication used for COPD patients is Bronchodilators.

Open Access eBooks is inviting researchers working in the areas of Pulmonology & COPD to submit their book chapter for the publication in volume 1 of an eBook Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

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Published Chapters:

Cognitive Impairment in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Multifactorial Problem Screaming for Attention

Author(s): Vasileios Andrianopoulos

Cognitive impairment in patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a prevalent symptom with detrimental consequences on many aspects of patients` functioning and health status, as well as it may affect the course of respiratory treatment. COPD pathology seems to be accountable for the high prevalence of cognitive impairment in those patients. It includes several determinants of cognitive impairment which present a potential independent and overlapping impact on cognitive function in COPD. Hypoxia and systemic effects of COPD are common risk factors for the development of cognitive deficits. Early detection of cognitive impairment in COPD patients is crucial in order to prevent, delay or even treat the progress of cognitive decline. Pulmonary rehabilitation as comprehensive therapeutic intervention can provide opportunities to attenuate cognitive decline in COPD.

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