Welcome to the Pocket Consultant Guide Online Community website! This site is designed for physicians and health care professionals to interact with one another and submit their questions and comments about the Guide. Conversations from this site will drive future updates of the PCG.
Health care professionals are encouraged to register. Registration is secured and will be reviewed before access is granted. By registering, you will gain access to complete descriptions for all 6 panels of the PCG card, plus links and slides to supportive data and the community discussions.
This community is led by well recognized thought leaders in COPD including Dr. Byron Thomashow, Dr. David Mannino, Dr. Stephen Rennard, Dr. Andrew McIvor, Dr. James Crapo, Dr. MeiLan Han, Dr. Neil Schachter, Dr. Barbara Yawn and many more. I invite you to become an active part of the discussions, so that we can promote better COPD diagnosis and treatment through the PCG.
Upcoming opening discussions will include:
- Diagnosis and treating COPD vs Asthma and COPD with Asthma
- What is the role of LVRS? Is it performed often enough?
- What are the implications of oxygen therapy? Should oxygen be prescribed for episodic or mild hypoxemia. Results from the ongoing LOTT trial may shed light on this topic.