Smoking Cessation in Pulmonary Rehabilitation: Goal or Prerequisite?

Lacasse, Yves
June 2001
Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Jun2001 Supplement, Vol. 24, pS42
Academic Journal
The article discusses smoking cessation in pulmonary rehabilitation. Once recognized as an art of medical practice, respiratory rehabilitation is now defined as a multidimensional continuum of services directed to persons with pulmonary disease and their families, usually by an interdisciplinary team of specialists, with the goal of achieving and maintaining the individual's maximum level of independence and functioning in the community.


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