Apathy undermines primary care COPD treatment model
By Michael Woodhead
7 May 2019
A lack of urgency among patients about mild COPD symptoms may explain why a primary care-based interdisciplinary model of care based on COPD-X guidelines has failed to show benefit, Australian researchers say. There were few takers for a program that offered newly-diagnosed patients access to smoking cessation support, pharmacist medication reviews and home-based pulmonary rehab, ...