Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) (cont.)
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The goal of the treatment of COPD is to improve the patient's daily living and quality of life by preventing symptoms and exacerbations, thereby preserving optimal lung function.
If a person is diagnosed with COPD, a health care professional will educate the patient about the disease. The patient will be encouraged to actively participate in their treatment program.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/7/2013
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