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Table 4 Classification of rehabilitation activities

From: The clinical and integrated management of COPD. An official document of AIMAR (Interdisciplinary Association for Research in Lung Disease), AIPO (Italian Association of Hospital Pulmonologists), SIMER (Italian Society of Respiratory Medicine), SIMG (Italian Society of General Medicine)

Fundamental activities Complementary activities
Optimization of pharmacotherapy Respiratory muscle training
Training of upper and lower limbs Chest physiotherapy
Health education Nutritional support
Therapeutic education  
Psychologic and psychosocial support