Caring for patients with COPD and their families in the community.

Community matrons have a key role to play in the management of patients with long-term conditions. With the expected increase in prevalence of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), largely due to cigarette smoking, the management and care of patients with COPD is a priority for the NHS. This paper examines the current and future role of community… CONTINUE READING