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Outpatient management of common problems in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8457759     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
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.
M C Haggerty
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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    
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MeSH Terms
Ambulatory Care / methods*
Lung Diseases, Obstructive / nursing,  prevention & control*,  rehabilitation
Nurse Practitioners*
Patient Care Planning

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