AECOPD are defined as an acute worsening of the respiratory symptoms associated with COPD, including cough, breathlessness and sputum production and which require additional therapy (NICE, 2019a;...
COPD prevalence is also associated with socioeconomic deprivation and high-risk occupational industrial areas, and environmental and metabolic risk factors have the highest impact on disease...
Consultations in healthcare practice are often described as a science; the process of gathering and extracting information in a structured manner with the aim of arriving at a care planning...
According to Asthma UK (2019a), there are 4.3 million adults and 1.1 million children currently receiving treatment for asthma. Asthma is the most common lung disease in the UK (British Lung...
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