Respiratory management a daily feature of community healthcare

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Respiratory management a daily feature of community healthcare

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Spirometry can usefully demonstrate an obstructive ventilatory pattern
Spirometry can usefully demonstrate an obstructive ventilatory pattern

NURSE CLINIC

Aotearoa New Zealand has a significant respiratory health burden, which is still growing – primary healthcare providers see this every day, and practice nurse input is integral to good patient care  

The diagnosis of both asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is not always straightfor­ward, and there are a number of poten­tially confound