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doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000396473.61188.11
Department: PULMONARY DISEASE: CE Connection

Best Practices in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Garvey, Chris MPA, MSN, FNP, FAACVPR

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Evidence-based guidelines for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) recommend prevention, diagnosis, and a stepwise approach to treatment based on disease severity, symptoms, and disability. NPs play an important role in effective care of patients with COPD.

© 2011 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.


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