This informative illustrated video from Animated COPD Patient shared in August 2014, discusses the treatment and management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
The film explains that while COPD is incurable, there are ways to treat and manage the condition. It details some of the goals of COPD treatment, which include relieving symptoms, slowing the progression of the disease, improving the patient’s exercise tolerance, preventing or managing any complications from COPD, and increasing overall health.
The video also touches on the four main treatment methods: lifestyle changes, medications such as bronchodilators and oral treatments, oxygen therapy and pulmonary rehabilitation.
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