- Read Sections A and B to gain an understanding of your disease and how to manage it.
- Use the worksheets, at the back of this Guide, for patients and health care providers.
- Share the clinical assessment tools at the end of this Guide with your doctor and other health careproviders.
While there is no cure for COPD at the present time, there are very effective treatments. These include medicines and other treatments such as exercise, oxygen and immunizations. New treatments are becoming available every year. Hopefully in the future COPD will no longer be a major killer of men and women in the world.