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Table 15 Pulmonary rehabilitation

From: The AIMAR recommendations for early diagnosis of chronic obstructive respiratory disease based on the WHO/GARD model*

Essential activities Optional activities
Organize pharmacological treatments such as are required at the current point in time Respiratory muscle training
Upper and/or lower limb muscle training Chest physiotherapy
Health education Nutritional support
Education about therapy  
Psychological and psycho-social support  
  1. From[35].