Self-management strategies in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Division of Pulmonary Medicine, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada.
Clinics in Chest Medicine (Impact Factor: 2.17). 10/2007; 28(3):617-28, vii. DOI: 10.1016/j.ccm.2007.06.002
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ABSTRACT This article enables the reader to understand the newest scientific concepts and advances in the field of self-management in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, recognize the importance of self-management education and what might be needed to enhance behavior modification, and translate these advances into strategies and specific interventions in clinical practice.

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