[PDF] An Official American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society Policy Statement: Enhancing Implementation, Use, and Delivery of Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Source:
European Respiratory Society - ERS
Publisher:
American Thoracic Society;European Respiratory Society (ERS)
Publication date:
01 December 2015

Abstract

Pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) has demonstrated physiological, symptomreducing, psychosocial, and health economic benefits in multiple outcome areas for patients with chronic respiratory diseases. This American Thoracic Society (ATS)/ European Respiratory Society (ERS) Policy Statement provides policy recommendations with the principal objective of expanding the provision of PR to suitable individuals.