Self-care approaches to managing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a provincial survey.

@article{Cicutto2006SelfcareAT,
  title={Self-care approaches to managing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a provincial survey.},
  author={Lisa C. Cicutto and Dina Brooks},
  journal={Respiratory medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={100 9},
  pages={1540-6}
}
BACKGROUND Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a common chronic respiratory condition associated with considerable personal and social burden yet little is known about how patients manage their condition. PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to identify, from the perspective of individuals living with COPD, their management approaches. METHODS A mailed survey was conducted with individuals living in Ontario with physician confirmed COPD who experienced daily respiratory… CONTINUE READING

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