Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and the NICE guideline
Rachel Booker Head of student support, National Respiratory Training Centre, Warwick
This article covers the key priorities identified by the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) guideline for the management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and examines the role of nurses in achieving these priorities for good care of patients with COPD.
Nursing Standard. 19, 22, 43-52. doi: 10.7748/ns2005.02.19.22.43.c3804Correspondence
This article has been subject to double blind peer review