Smoking, Oxygen Use Linked to Higher Hospitalization Risk in IPF

Smoking, Oxygen Use Linked to Higher Hospitalization Risk in IPF

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Smoking, Oxygen Use Linked to Higher Hospitalization Risk in IPF

While receiving treatment at specialized centers lowers the risk of hospitalization among patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), being a former smoker and requiring oxygen therapy are both associated with a higher likelihood of hospitalization. These are some of the findings of multiple studies that Boehringer Ingelheim will present about the management of pulmonary fibrosis associated with interstitial lung disease (IPF-ILD) at the 2021 American Thoracic Society (ATS) International Conference, held online, May 14–19. All…

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