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chronic obstructive pulmonary disease


Optimal management of COPD requires a combination of pharmacological and non-pharmacological strategies, however adherence to treatment can be low. Pharmacists can play a pivotal role in optimising adherence, persistence and …

Pharmacists can have an important role in supporting their patients manage their COPD medications, inhaler selection and technique, as well as non-pharmacological strategies to help improve quality of life. By …

Breathlessness is a cardinal symptom for cardiorespiratory diseases, leading to a cycle of physical deconditioning, anxiety and depression. Pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions can reduce stress and improve quality of life. …

Lung function tests are an essential part of diagnosis and ongoing management of chronic airways disease. Pharmacists can play a key role in identifying people at risk of, or with, …