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Patient Materials section

We are collecting patient education materials from our membership all over Europe.

This activity is framed under EFA's Patient Education Working Group, integrated by European patient experts advocates in health literacy, patient rights and ehealth.

The existing materials gatehered through the Working Group will be classified in this section to promote their use and dissemination among patients, practicioners and companies.

For more information please contact isabel.proano@efanet.org   

MaterialDo you what COPD is? is a booklet that describes and defines chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, its causes, symptoms and treatments. It explain how patients can improve their quality of life through physical exercise, quitting smoking or adopting a convenient diet. It also shows how to deal with fast uncontrolled developments of the disease and urgent situations.

Original name: Sabe o que é a DPOC?

Author: Portuguese Association of People with COPD and Other Chronic Respiratory Conditions

Language: Portuguese

Websitewww.respira.pt 

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Tags: Category: Patient Education
Country: Portugal
Disease area: COPD
Theme: Healthcare