Rehabilitation

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Rehabilitation

The restoration of former rights, authority, or abilities.

The process of rehabilitating a witness involves restoring the credibility of the witness following Impeachment by the opposing party. Rehabilitating a prisoner refers to preparing him or her for a productive life upon release from prison.

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As KD's CAT score was 17, and her symptoms were uncontrolled on LAMA monotherapy, her physician prescribed a long-acting LAMA/LABA combination, along with pulmonary rehabilitation. The physician also counseled KD on the importance of smoking cessation, and referred her to a local smoking cessation program.
To evaluate the benefits of Pulmonary Rehabilitation in COPD patients who are on Pharmacological treatment (Standard of care management) for COPD.
In actual pulmonary rehabilitation, various environment factors (ventilatory limitation, gas exchange limitation, etc.) and patient body condition (body composition, cardiac dysfunction, and respiratory muscle dysfunction) should be considered [19].
Gupta, "Outcome of pulmonary rehabilitation in patients after acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease," Indian Journal of Chest Diseases & Allied Sciences, vol.
Future studies would establish if actual Pulmonary Rehabilitation Decisional Score could be equally useful for naive patients or patients with several PR access instances (maintenance rehabilitation).
White, Rudkin, Harrison, Day, and Harvey (2002) recruited participants with severe COPD to determine if a pulmonary rehabilitation program would increase their QoL.
Effects of home-based pulmonary rehabilitation in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: A randomized trial.
Conclusion: Pulmonary rehabilitation programme can be used by nurses during discharge planning for patients in order to improve all subscales of self-efficacy of those suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
According to the companies, many of the millions of people affected by COPD are not able to participate in pulmonary rehabilitation in a clinical setting, and the programme, delivered through the Novu platform, will enable them to complete home exercise more easily.