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Chapter 17. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Medication Therapy Management Data Set

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Which of the following host factors can influence the risk of developing COPD following exposure to environmental risk factors?

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a. Tobacco smoke

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b. Air pollution

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c. Occupational dusts and chemicals

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d. Airway hyperresponsiveness

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All of the following parameters are indicative of a patient who is "high risk" for future COPD exacerbations EXCEPT:

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a. Daily use of both an LA beta2-agonist and anticholinergic bronchodilator.

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b. Airflow limitation defined as "severe" (30% ? FEV1 < #x003C; 50% predicted).

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c. Grade 3 airflow limitation.

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d. A history of 1 COPD exacerbation in the previous 12 months.

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Which of the following is a component of the goal of risk reduction for COPD patients?

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a. Prevent and treat exacerbations

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b. Improve exercise tolerance

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c. Scheduled use of quick-relief medication

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d. Reduce quick-relief medication use

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Using living room language, which of the following can be explained to a patient as the "total amount of air you can breathe out in 1 second?"

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a. FVC

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b. FEV1

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c. FEV1/FVC

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d. FEV6

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Which of the following would be appropriate to include in the MAP for a COPD patient?

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a. Spiriva (tiotropium bromide) is a controller inhaler that may be used as needed to treat shortness of breath.

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b. Use your Spiriva inhaler once every morning as prescribed (even on the days you wake up feeling well).

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c. Advair (fluticasone/salmeterol) is a quick-relief inhaler that may be used as needed to treat shortness of breath.

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d. If you experience shortness of breath during the day, use your Advair inhaler as prescribed for quick relief of your symptoms.

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Which of the following is a symptom requiring IMMEDIATE referral to a physician?

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a. Shortness of breath after climbing several flights of stairs that is relieved ...

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