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The Ottawa Hospital

Designed to help persons with chronic lung disease increase their ability to live independently in the community and overcome the physical limitations resulting from their disease.
The goals of respiratory rehabilitation are to:
- optimize quality of life
- reduce the intensity, and the fear of shortness of breath
- restore highest possible level of functioning and sense of well-being
- prevent or reduce hospitalizations
 - increasing activities through exercise training
- reducing and gaining control of symptoms, primarily shortness of breath
- education covering all aspects of chronic lung disease
- improving psychosocial and emotional well-being



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Last modified on 8/22/2016
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