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How Well Are You Living With COPD?

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  • Personalized information about your treatment and health risks
  • Tips to help you manage your chronic bronchitis or emphysema
  • Suggestions for you to make living with COPD easier

Reviewed by Arefa Cassoobhoy, MD, MPH on October 03, 2013

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2. Nici, L, Donner, C, Wouters, E, et al. American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society statement on pulmonary rehabilitation. Am J Respir Crit Care Med, 2006; 173(12):1390-1413.

3. Barr, RG, Celli, BR, Martinez, FJ, et al. Physician and patient perceptions in COPD: the COPD Resource Network Needs Assessment Survey. Am J Med, 2005; 118(12):1415.

4. Mason, RJ, Broaddus, VC, Murray, JF, Nadel, JA. Murray & Nadel’s Textbook of Respiratory Medicine4th ed. Saunders, 2005.

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6. Yawn, BP. Differential assessment and management of asthma vs chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Medscape J Med, 2009; 11(1):20.

7. Miller, MR, Crapo, R, Hankinson, J, et al. General considerations for lung function testing. Eur Respir J, 2005; 26(1):153-161.

8. The COPD Foundation, www.copdfoundation.org.

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