TITLE

Integrating Community/Home-Based COPD Rehabilitation to Treatment

AUTHOR(S)
Bourbeau, Jean
PUB. DATE
June 2001
SOURCE
Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Jun2001 Supplement, Vol. 24, pS21
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the issues of the integration of community and home-based chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) rehabilitation. The effectiveness and scientific foundation of comprehensive pulmonary rehabilitation in COPD have been firmly established when compared to standard medical management.
ACCESSION #
23218919

 

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