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COPD EXACERBATIONS:
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

If you have COPD, you may have a flare-up at some point.    “Exacerbation” is the medical term for a COPD flare-up.   This brief resource provides answers to common questions about COPD exacerbations, or flare-ups. Learn how to avoid flare-ups when possible, recognize early symptoms that your condition may be worsening, and know the steps to follow when you do have a flare-up.   (For slide version, click HERE to open)

The following NPs contributed to this resource:

Catherine "Casey" Jones, PhD, ANP-C, AE-C

Dixie Harms, DNP, FNP, B-ADM, FAANP

JoEllen Wynne, MSN, FNP-C, FAANP