Inhaled corticosteroids in COPD – bronchiectasis: Should we be worried?
Dr Andy Ritchie provides insights into the association between COPD and bronchiectasis.
This talk discusses a collaboration study that investigates the risk of hospitalisation for community acquired pneumonia in patients with COPD, reviewing its methodology, associated cases, findings and limitations.
- COPD, bronchiectasis, and overlap
- Inhaled corticosteroids in COPD
- Nested case – control study
- Interpretation and conclusions
Dr Andy Ritchie is an honorary specialist registrar at Royal Brompton Hospital and an NIHR Clinical Lecturer in Respiratory Medicine at the National Heart and Lung Institute.
Dr Ritchie has several research interests including understanding the relationship exacerbations have in the early stage of COPD development, novel interventions for COPD exacerbations and utilising large datasets to understand important clinical questions in field of COPD.
Read more about Dr Andy Ritchie here.
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