Patient Self-Care Workbooks for COPD and Heart Failure

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Patient Self-Care Workbooks for COPD and Heart Failure

Description

These workbooks may be used by clinicians to help educate patients (or caregivers) about chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and heart failure. They provide simple explanations of each of the diseases and cover signs and symptoms patients should report to their physician, medications, diet and exercise considerations, and treatment information. The workbooks encourage patients to become involved in the management of their own chronic illnesses by helping them set goals and recommending an easy way for them to document their progress.

Materials available in English and Spanish.

Developer:

TMF Health Quality Institute

Funding Sources:

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

History

Release Date: 2009
Original Summary: March 2011
Last Updated: 01/27/16

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