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Essentials for people with COPD


posted by WM Admin on 6 March 2015

In their latest Best Practice magazine, bpac have detailed the interventions with the greatest potential to prevent further deterioration in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including smoking cessation, daily exercise and annual influenza vaccination.

The guide is available to read in full text at:

bpac (NZ) is an independent organisation that promotes health care interventions which meet patients’ needs and are evidence based, cost effective and suitable for the New Zealand context.

They develop and distribute evidence-based resources which describe, facilitate and help overcome the barriers to best practice.