The Clinical Takeaway: Severe COPD – O2, surgery, devices

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In this episode:

– The current indications and contraindications for home oxygen therapy/long term domiciliary oxygen therapy
– When to think about more invasive treatments – The criteria behind identifying patients for lung reduction surgery

 

 

 

Host: Dr David Lim, GP and Medical Educator

 

Total time: 36 mins

 

Guest: Prof Gregory King, Respiratory Physician and Clinician-Researcher

 

 

 

Recommended resources:

 

Subscribe to the Woolcock GP newsletter

 

Woolcock COPD brochure 

 

Woolcock Lung Function Testing brochure

 

Woolcock Clinic Respiratory Referral Form

 

 

This educational activity was developed by Healthed at the request of Astrazeneca Respiratory

 

 

 

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