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Self-management strategies in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a first step toward personalized medicine.

07:00 EST 22nd December 2017 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Self-management strategies in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a first step toward personalized medicine."

Self-management has gained increased relevance in the management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients. The heterogeneity in self-management interventions has complicated the development of recommendations for clinical practice. In this review, we present the latest findings regarding conceptual definition, effectiveness of self-management interventions and self-management strategies in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease as a first step toward personalized medicine: what, how and to whom?

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Name: Current opinion in pulmonary medicine
ISSN: 1531-6971
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