Commentary on Caress A, Luker K & Chalmers K (2010). Promoting the health of people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: patients' and carers' views. Journal of Clinical Nursing 19, 564-573.

@article{Harris2010CommentaryOC,
  title={Commentary on Caress A, Luker K & Chalmers K (2010). Promoting the health of people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: patients' and carers' views. Journal of Clinical Nursing 19, 564-573.},
  author={D. Harris},
  journal={Journal of clinical nursing},
  year={2010},
  volume={19 17-18},
  pages={
          2664-5
        }
}
  • D. Harris
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • Journal of clinical nursing
  • An increasing emphasis is being placed on the management of chronic disease, much of which has been transferred to healthcare professionals working in the community. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a cause of significant morbidity and mortality and a major contributor to the occupation of hospital beds when patients are admitted with exacerbations. With the advent of evidence-based guidelines for the diagnosis and management of COPD including smoking cessation and pulmonary… CONTINUE READING