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COPD POEMs
Patient Oriented Evidence that Matters

Introduction COPD POEM PDF
Summary
The COPDX Plan
Confirm diagnosis & assess severity
Optimise function
Prevent deterioration
Develop support network & self-management plan
eXacerbations manage appropriately
Review of drug use in COPD
Appendix One - Resources and contacts
References

Appendix One - Resources and contacts

Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Email: arf@asthmanz.co.nz
Web: www.asthmanz.co.nz

  • Patient support
  • COPD Handbook
  • COPD self-management plans
  • Diagnosis & Treatment of COPD flow chart
  • Spirometry services handbook

The National Heart Foundation of New Zealand

Email: info@nhf.org.nz
Web: www.nhf.org.nz

  • Free smoking cessation practitioner training

Goodfellow Unit at the University of Auckland

Web: http://www.health.auckland.ac.nz/goodfellow/Training/addictions.html

  • Tobacco, Alcohol and Other Drugs Early Intervention Training Programme (TADS)

Aukati Kai Paipa and other Maori cessation programmes

Web: www.auahikore.co.nz/

  • Provide kapupapa Maori smoking cessation programmes

Ministry of Health

Web: www.healthed.govt.nz
Locally: local Public Health provider

  • Providers of The Quit Book

Quitline

Web: www.quit.org.nz
Email: quit@quit.org.nz

  • Quitcards supplied to providers registered with the programme
  • Quitline (0800 778 778)

Also see our publication COPD - A practicle guide for Primary Care Nurses

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