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‘Don’t push yourself’ mantra debunked for interstitial lung disease


Clinicians should strongly encourage patients with interstitial lung disease to attend pulmonary rehabilitation, new research shows. Coauthor Professor Christine McDonald, director of respiratory and sleep medicine at Austin Health, said her colleagues were keen to see the same message for interstitial lung disease (ILD) as for COPD. “Basically exercise is good for you. Old warnings about ...

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