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COPD, Pulmonary Rehabilitation & Oxygen Service

Last updated on Tuesday, May 2, 2023

Based at Willow House at Clatterbridge Hospital the COPD, Pulmonary Rehabilitation and Oxygen Service offers a specialist multidisciplinary approach to the management of patients diagnosed with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).  A comprehensive home oxygen assessment and review servic...

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Tag:   COPD (6)     lung (10)     disease (4)     Pulmonary (10)     Obstructive (1)     rehabilitation (9)     oxygen (9)    

How can the COPD sessions help me?

Last updated on Saturday, February 24, 2018

The COPD nurses based at the service are able to help patients with: Information about their condition Information about inhalers and inhaler technique Information and assessment for nebulisers What to do when a patient has a flare up (exacerbation) and how to spot the early warning signs o...

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Tag:   COPD (6)     Chronic (2)     obstructive (1)     Pulmonary (10)     respiratory (5)     breathe (4)     lung disease (3)    

Chronic Lung Disease

Last updated on Wednesday, April 14, 2021

The service provides care to babies, children and their families, who require oxygen therapy at home. Oxygen saturation studies are undertaken at home for children presenting symptoms of obstructive sleep apnoea. The service managers the BCG programme for neonates and children who fall into the...

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Tag:   apnoea (2)     breathing (5)     oxygen (9)     home care (7)     Oxygen Therapy (3)    

Who can attend?

Last updated on Thursday, January 31, 2019

To attend Pulmonary Rehabilitation, patients must fulfill the following criteria: Have a respiratory diagnosis such as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Bronchiectasis or Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD). Find themselves limited by breathlessness (e.g. climbing stairs or walking up...

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Tag:   pulmonary (1)     Pulmonary Rehabilitation (5)     lungs (4)     oxygen (9)     air (2)     COPD (6)     Interstitial (2)    

Why should i take PR classes?

Last updated on Wednesday, April 11, 2018

When a patient has a long-term breathing problem, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or another lung condition, they can find it difficult to do their normal daily activities without getting breathless.  They may also find that they get tired very easily and often feel exhausted...

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Tag:   PR (8)     Lung (1)     respiratory (5)     air (2)     breathe (4)     oxygen (9)     exercise (3)     classes (5)    

COPD

Last updated on Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a term for a group of lung conditions (for example, chronic bronchitis and emphysema) and can lead to damaged, 'obstructed', airways. The symptoms are usually a combination of: Increased breathlessness, especially when moving around Persistent c...

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Tag:   COPD (6)     PR (8)     Pulmonary (10)     oxygen (9)     physiotherapists (2)     bronchitis (1)     emphysema (1)     smoking (2)    

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