Provides practical information and tips for members living with conditions such as asthma, chronic bronchitis and emphysema to support you in actively managing these conditions.
The 'Guide to Positively Managing Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease' helps you to make the best of living with these conditions. It is important to follow your doctor's advice on tests to ensure the correct diagnosis of your chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The guide has advice to help you manage your medicines and to prevent the progress of your condition by adopting a healthy lifestyle and fitness program.
You can tailor the 'Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Action Plan' in consultation with your doctor to help you recognise any deterioration at an early stage and to minimise the risk of long-term complications. In working with your doctor and health team, you can learn to get the most out of life and minimise the need for hospital treatment.
The 'Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease Personal Health Record' will help you to keep up-to-date with important tests, record your medication and help with the ongoing monitoring of your health.