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Management of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in General Practice Quick Reference Guide

Author: Owens, M,; McCarthy, T. and O'Connor, M.;ICGP Quality in Practice Committee;Irish Thoracic Society

Publication Year: 2009


How to use this document
Key Points
1. Introduction
2. Assessment and Monitoring of Disease
3. Reduction of Risk Factors
4. Management of Stable COPD
5. Management of Exacerbations
6. Palliative Care
Appendix 1: Algorithm A - Assess and Monitor Disease
Appendix 2: Algorithm B - Management of Stable COPD
Appendix 3: Algorithm C - Management of Exacerbations
Appendix 4: Further information
Appendix 5: Sample COPD Self Management Plan


Quick Reference Guide

Format Download
Keywords chronic disease, lung diseases
Publisher Irish College of General Practitioners
Classification lung diseases
Alternative Title COPD Management Guidelines
Pages 21
Categories: Reports, ICGP Resources
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