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    What does pulmonary rehabilitation involve?

    I am an emphysema patient and a friend suggested enrolling in pulmonary rehabilitation. What does the programme involve and will it improve my symptoms?
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    Prof. Peter Bremner

    Respiratory & Sleep Medicine Physician

    I have a busy clinical practice, that deals with all aspects of both inpatient and outpatient respiratory medicine. I have specific interests in pulmonary malignancy, … View Profile

    Pulmonary rehabilitation is a structured exercise programme, designed specifically to improve your exercise capacity and also to reduce shortness of breath.

    Involvement in pulmonary rehabilitation is one of the most interventions known to improve  quality of life in patients with COPD.

    Regular and continued participation in such a programme is important to maintain the benefits derived.

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    Bob Langford

    HealthShare Member

    A link to such a program would be benefitial Professor Bremner.

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