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Our latest COPD publication featured on national News

October 17, 2018

Our latest publication on COPD treatment was discussed on Newshub's 6pm national news. You can watch the segment here (skip to 20:36): https://www.threenow.co.nz/shows/newshub-6pm/tuesday-16-october-2018/122217/M25466-114 and read the open-access publication here: https://bmcpulmmed.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12890-018-0720-7

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repeated oxygen-driven nebulisation leads to a clinically relevant increase in blood carbon dioxide levels in acute exacerbations of COPD, a new study from MRINZ finds

Oxygen-driven nebulisation leads to clinically relevant rise in blood carbon dioxide in acute exacerbation of COPD

October 15, 2018

A new study from MRINZ has demonstrated that repeated oxygen-driven nebulisation leads to a clinically relevant increase in blood carbon dioxide levels in acute exacerbations of COPD, compared to air-driven nebulisation. You can read the full open-access paper here: https://bmcpulmmed.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12890-018-0720-7

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PIPPA Tamariki milestone: 250 recruited

PIPPA Tamariki milestone: 250 recruited!

October 14, 2018

PIPPA bear is delighted to announce that the PIPPA Tamariki team has reached a new recruitment milestone of 250 Tamariki! Thank you to all the PIPPA Tamariki whānau taking part in this important study on childhood asthma. Well done also to our teams at Wellington, Auckland, and Middlemore hospitals for helping reach this milestone. Click here to find out more about the study. Onwards!

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