Tag Archives: Chest Infection

Important messages

Important Don’t ignore early warning signs! AMBER Early recognition and treatment of a chest infection can prevent further damage to your lungs and hopefully keep you out of hospital. Always finish your course of antibiotics and/or steroids. If you have a chest infection take things easy, rest more and drink plenty of fluids. If your […]

What happens when you are diagnosed – questions you may be asked?

The doctor or nurse will assess you to decide if you have COPD and to identify any risk factors you have for developing the condition. They will ask you questions about your past medical history, your home circumstances and your general health and lifestyle. These questions may include:- Your symptoms and how they are affecting your […]