Nursing care in the chronic phase of COPD: a call for innovative disciplinary research.

  title={Nursing care in the chronic phase of COPD: a call for innovative disciplinary research.},
  author={Helga J{\'o}nsd{\'o}ttir},
  journal={Journal of clinical nursing},
  volume={17 7B},
AIM The literature on nursing care in nurse clinics that focus on chronic management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is analysed and synthesised with the purpose of advancing research of practice in nurse clinics. BACKGROUND Along with the rising prevalence of COPD and a growing recognition of long-lasting, comprehensive and complex healthcare needs of people with COPD and their families, nurses are challenged to restructure their practice. METHODS An integrated review was… CONTINUE READING


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