Document Detail


Outpatient management of common problems in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8457759     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Dyspnea, ineffective secretion clearance, and the potential for exacerbation are three common problems of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Assessment and management of these problems are important in the overall care of this population. Teaching patients breathing exercises and secretion clearance techniques and referring them to comprehensive pulmonary rehabilitation programs improves functional capacity and quality of life.
Authors:
M C Haggerty
Related Documents :
3303379 - Cardiopulmonary exercise testing to assess respiratory impairment in occupational lung ...
11901909 - Functional evaluation before lung resection.
17171509 - Effects of exercise and respiration on hemodynamic efficiency in cfd simulations of the...
11712279 - Anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery. surgical treatm...
138579 - Exercising pulmonary blood flow in mitral stenosis with anomalous pulmonary venous conn...
15103179 - The heart rate response to exercise is blunted in patients with sleep-related breathing...
9506799 - Evaluation of a commercial accelerometer (tritrac-r3 d) to measure energy expenditure d...
10381299 - The effect of fluvastatin on cardiac events in patients with symptomatic coronary arter...
16703699 - Exercise maganga mercury 23 january-10 february 2006.
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Nurse practitioner forum     Volume:  4     ISSN:  1045-5485     ISO Abbreviation:  Nurse Pract Forum     Publication Date:  1993 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-04-29     Completed Date:  1993-04-29     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9100939     Medline TA:  Nurse Pract Forum     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  16-22     Citation Subset:  N    
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Ambulatory Care / methods*
Humans
Lung Diseases, Obstructive / nursing,  prevention & control*,  rehabilitation
Nurse Practitioners*
Patient Care Planning

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Socialization of student nurses into the qualified nurse role.
Next Document:  Assessment and management of adults with asthma: guidelines for nurse practitioners.