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Clinical Cases: Optimizing Outcomes for Patients with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Tuesday Nov 23, 2021
Event Time 12:15 - 12:45 PM ET
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Event Faculty

Fernando Martinez, MD, MS

Chief, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care
Bruce Webster Professor of Medicine
Joan and Sandford Weill Department of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College
New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
New York, NY

Learning Objectives
*Distinguish idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) from other interstitial lung diseases (ILDs).
*Compare novel antifibrotic therapies for IPF using clinical efficacy and safety data.
*Design a treatment plan for patients with IPF in consideration of the latest evidence on antifibrotic therapies and practice guidelines.

Program Description
IPF is a chronic, progressive form of ILD that is characterized by lung fibrosis. Its incidence, prevalence, morbidity, and mortality are worsening. Therefore, it is becoming increasingly important for physicians to be adept at managing this condition from diagnosis through treatment selection and monitoring.

Using real-life clinical scenarios of patients with IPF, a leading expert will guide learners through evidence-based clinical decision-making based on recent practice guidelines and clinical data.

Event Sponsors

This event is sponsored by Clinical Care Solutions and is not sponsored by industry.