Pulmonary Rehabilitation Patient Resources

Click Here for a Pulmonary Rehabilitation Fact Sheet. Personalize this with your Program's information and distribute it in your waiting room!

Click Here for the PR Fact Sheet in Spanish!


What is Pulmonary Rehabilitation?

A service that is designed for those who experience lung problems such as:

  • COPD (Emphysema or chronic bronchitis)
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Lung cancer and lung cancer surgery
  • Lung volume reduction surgery
  • Pre and post lung transplantation
Pulmonary Rehabilitation helps participants:
  • Experience less difficulty with breathing
  • Increase muscle strength and endurance
  • Improve their ability to cope with daily activities
  • Understand how to use medications and oxygen appropriately
  • Improve quality of life
  • Reduce hospitalizations
Typical Pulmonary Rehabilitation programs include:
  1. Monitored and supervised exercises
  2. Education about your pulmonary condition, control of symptoms, medications, and oxygen
  3.  Assistance with smoking cessation
  4. Stress reduction and/or management techniques sessions

Click on the links below for more information on:

Pulmonary Rehabilitation | How the Lungs Work | Tobacco Cessation | Coping with Stress from Lung DiseaseDepression and COPD | Alternatives if you cannot attend Pulmonary Rehabilitation | Home Oxygen | Use of Nebulizers, Peak Flow Meters | Travel With Oxygen | Nutrition | COPD | Exercise and COPD | Chronic Bronchitis | Emphysema | Pulmonary Fibrosis | Sarcoidosis | Pulmonary HTN | Bronchiectasis | Cystic Fibrosis | Asthma


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Take Control of Your COPD: A Guide to Better Living

 

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How the Lungs Work

Tobacco Cessation

Coping with Stress from Lung Disease

Emphysema Foundation for our Right to Survive (EFFORTS)

Depression and COPD

Alternatives if you cannot attend Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Home Oxygen

Use of Nebulizers, Inhalers, Peak Flow Meters

Travel with Oxygen

Nutrition

COPD

Exercise and COPD

Chronic Bronchitis
Emphysema
Pulmonary Fibrosis
Sarcoidosis
Pulmonary HTN
Bronchiectasis
Cystic Fibrosis

Asthma

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