What is pulmonary rehabilitation for COPD patients?
Expert pulmonologists describe the various components and benefits of pulmonary rehabilitation for COPD patients. Pulmonary rehab includes a structured exercise program, disease management training, as well as nutritional and psychological counseling. Pulmonary rehab aims to improve exercise capacity, improve lung function, decrease exacerbations and decrease hospitalizations.
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