Tag: pulmonary rehabilitation; pulmonary rehabilitation policy; chronic respiratory disease healthcare; chronic respiratory diseases; access to pulmonary rehabilitation

It’s hardly possible to say enough about the beneficial effects of pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) for patients with chronic respiratory diseases such as COPD. Symptoms of the disease are reduced, physiological improvements take place, patients simply feel better both physically and mentally, and the need for drugs and other therapies can be reduced. Yet around the world, PR is not used as often as it might be. Why? Answers include insufficient