Using COPD action plans to manage exacerbations.
Patients with COPD often experience exacerbations, and evidence suggests that if they follow written action plans advising them on self-management this can reduce the time to recovery. We carried out an audit to establish whether patients were using and following their action plans.
SourceNursing times 108:17 pg 16, 18
MeSHEpisode of Care
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
Pub Type(s)Journal Article