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The Challenge Of Effectively Training COPD Patients

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This article, intended for respiratory therapists but likely helpful to all front-line healthcare providers, outlines elements essential to successful patient education, including appreciating learning styles and incorporating known principles of adult learning. The author also discusses challenges specifically associated with COPD patient education and offers approaches for addressing these so that patients may receive optimum benefit.

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Citation: Messenger R, Lewarski J. The challenge of effectively training COPD patients. AARC Times web. 2011; 35(6): 26-28.
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