Tag: Richard Casaburi

We’re thrilled to learn that Richard Casaburi, Ph.D., M.D., and President of PERF, has been chosen to receive the prestigious CHEST 2018 Thomas L. Petty, MD, Master FCCP Memorial Lecture Award. He will deliver the Memorial Lecture at the CHEST annual meeting in San Antonio on October 8th. CHEST is the American College of Chest Physicians, a medical association in the United States consisting of physicians and non-physician specialists in th
Drs. Barry Make, Richard Casaburi, and Bruce Bender continue their roundtable discussions about COPD; this time they talk about practical ways to increase physical activity when you have COPD. https://youtu.be/Pua52WfEElI This is one of a series of four videos about COPD funded by AstraZeneca. See prior weeks’ posted videos about the benefits and challenges of physical activity for COPD patients, the effects of lowered activity levels on COPD
Drs. Barry Make, Richard Casaburi, and Bruce Bender continue their roundtable discussions about COPD; this time they talk about why it’s important to stimulate patient engagement in the management of their disease. https://youtu.be/TyG9sq_U1yg The above is one of a series of four videos about COPD funded by AstraZeneca. See prior weeks’ posted videos about the benefits and challenges of physical activity and the effects of activity levels
Drs. Barry Make, Richard Casaburi, and Bruce Bender continue their roundtable discussions about COPD; this time they talk about what happens when a COPD patient reduces physical activity levels. They explain that the activity level in everyday life is the best predictor of outcomes in patients with COPD, such as whether a patient will be hospitalized or even die.  The prediction power of activity level is even better than the patient’s fitness
December, 2017 We send our best wishes for the holiday season. We hope your year has been happy and healthy. As has been our tradition, this is the time of year we update you on our work on behalf of COPD patients at PERF, the Pulmonary Education and Research Foundation. PERF has been in existence for about 33 years and I’m proud to say that this year’s progress is a match for any of them. Have you subscribed to PERF’s blog? If so, yo