Reflective accounts

COPD

A CPD article enhanced Liz Ledger’s knowledge of the treatment of patients with this lung condition

A CPD article enhanced Liz Ledger’s knowledge of the treatment of patients with this lung condition.

Abstract

In my work I care for many residents with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Smoking tobacco is the most common cause of COPD, and many residents would have smoked tobacco before the effects of smoking were so well known.

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This reflective account is based on NS767 Hodson M, Sherrington R (2014) Treating patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Nursing Standard. 29, 9, 50-58.

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