Australasia's Biggest Online Store

Shop over a million Toys in our Huge New Range

COPD in Primary Care

The burden of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is enormous and is increasing but early accurate diagnosis in a primary care setting can have a crucial impact on managing the condition. New NICE guidelines and the GMS Contract with incentives give GPs and practice nurses the opportunity to diagnose COPD patients and manage them in a structured fashion. This book brings together clear and concise information for GPs and primary healthcare teams on how this can be achieved accurately and effectively. 'This book sets out a very practical approach to caring for one group who can demonstrably benefit from access to the very best that primary care can offer: patients living with COPD. This book is for busy primary care physicians and nurses committed to improving diagnosis enabling self-management ensuring rapid treatment and providing truly patient-centred care. Written by an experienced practising general practitioner it provides a timely contribution to the high-quality primary care services needed now and in the future.' from the Foreword by Gail Richards 'Anita Sharma is to be congratulated on producing a clear concise and practical book on COPD which will educate give confidence to and encourage primary care physicians to manage this important disease effectively and at an early stage. - from the Foreword by Joyce Barclay
Product Details

Table of Contents

What is Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Epidemiology. Aetiology and Risk Factors. National Profile. Commission Services - A Step by Step Guide. General Practitioner with Special Interest. Diagnosis. Disease Severity. Spirometry. Pulse Oximetry in Primary Care. Management. Helping Patients to Quit Smoking. Exacerbation. Avoid Hospital Admission. Self Management. Secondary Care Referral Indicators. Pulmonary Rehabilitation. Palliative Care. Case Studies. Multiple Choice Questions. Audit Ideas.

About the Author

General Practitioner, Oldham

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
Look for similar items by category
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling COPD in Primary Care on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond World Ltd.
Back to top