Self-management strategies in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Clin Chest Med. 2007 Sep;28(3):617-28, vii. doi: 10.1016/j.ccm.2007.06.002.


This article enables the reader to understand the newest scientific concepts and advances in the field of self-management in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, recognize the importance of self-management education and what might be needed to enhance behavior modification, and translate these advances into strategies and specific interventions in clinical practice.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Humans
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic*
  • Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive / therapy*
  • Self Care / methods*
  • Self Care / standards
  • Treatment Outcome