The COPD-X Guidelines

The COPD-X Guidelines are the outcome of a joint project of the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand and The Australian Lung Foundation. The guidelines aim to effect changes in clinical practice based on sound evidence; and shift the emphasis from a predominant reliance on pharmacological treatment of COPD to a range of interventions which include patient education, self-management of exacerbations and pulmonary rehabilitation.

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