copd

Copd is likely to lead to respiratory failure patients, causing patients hypoxemia, and even lead to carbon dioxide retention, resulting in the performance of the patients with insomnia, and even some serious respiratory failure, patients with copd is easy to appear the symptom of spirit, such as some of the copd patient merges easily anxiety or depression, Insomnia can also occur if someone with COPD has psychiatric symptoms. The main purpose of the treatment of COPD is to relieve the symptoms of patients, prevent disease progression, improve the exercise tolerance and general condition of patients, prevent treatment complications, prevent treatment of acute exacerbation, and reduce the mortality. The common treatment means are drug therapy, oxygen therapy and so on. Long-term home oxygen therapy can be applied to patients with stable period. This treatment can improve the quality of life and survival rate of patients with copd complicated by chronic respiratory failure, and have beneficial effects on hemodynamics, motor capacity and mental state. Glucocorticoid combined with long-acting β adrenoceptor agonists can increase exercise tolerance, reduce the frequency of acute exacerbations and improve the quality of life. Currently, commonly used hormone drugs include fluticasone and budesonide. Patients in the acute exacerbation stage use such drugs on the basis of bronchodilators, often using prednisolone, methylprednisolone, etc.

The patient’s room should be cleaned frequently and kept clean. The indoor air should be fresh and avoid smoke and dust. Indoor temperature and humidity should be appropriate, too cold, too hot, dry air can stimulate the patient’s mucosa, resulting in poor expectoration. Make a rest plan, establish a reasonable living system, work and rest on time, and take a walk in the garden with fresh air in the morning and evening. More sunshine in winter, but to prevent excessive fatigue. Avoid contact with any strong smelling chemicals such as paints, coatings, etc. Exhaust fans should be installed in the kitchen to eliminate smoke and odors from cooking at all times.

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