Lynn McDonnell

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The British Thoracic Society (BTS) Home Oxygen Guideline provides detailed evidence-based guidance for the use of home oxygen for patients out of hospital. Although the majority of evidence comes from the use of oxygen in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, the scope of the guidance includes patients with a variety of long-term respiratory(More)
Background:Poor sleep quality is common in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It is associated with poor quality of life. Pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) improves quality of life, exercise capacity, and anxiety and depression. Its effect on sleep quality is uncertain.Aim:To determine whether PR improves sleep quality in COPD.Methods:A prospective(More)
of acute hypercapnic respiratory failure in adults A Craig Davidson, Stephen Banham, Mark Elliott, Daniel Kennedy, Colin Gelder, Alastair Glossop, Alistair Colin Church, Ben Creagh-Brown, James William Dodd, Tim Felton, Bernard Foëx, Leigh Mansfield, Lynn McDonnell, Robert Parker, Caroline Marie Patterson, Milind Sovani, Lynn Thomas, BTS Standards of Care(More)
Craig Davidson, Steve Banham, Mark Elliott, Daniel Kennedy, Colin Gelder, Alastair Glossop, Colin Church, Ben Creagh-Brown, James Dodd, Tim Felton, Bernard Foëx, Leigh Mansfield, Lynn McDonnell, Robert Parker, Caroline Patterson, Milind Sovani, Lynn Thomas, BTS Standards of Care Committee Member, British Thoracic Society/Intensive Care Society Acute(More)
The use of non-invasive ventilation (NIV) in acute hypercapnic exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the subject of published guidance from the Royal College of Physicians, the British Thoracic Society (BTS) and the Intensive Care Society, as well as international consensus statements. Although these guidelines have been updated,(More)
Pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) is one of the most effective treatments for COPD but not widely available. Uptake is poor and completion rates are low. In this integrated PR service we report on effectiveness, attendance, and completion of twice weekly rolling recruitment and once weekly cohort recruitment programmes in two hospital and five community PR(More)
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