Be aware that sexual dysfunction is common in patients with COPD; encourage alternate displays of affection to loved one. Support spouse/family ... Give the patient a clear explanation of the disease, what to expect, how to treat and live with it. Reinforce by ... Warn patient to stay out of extremely hot/cold weather to avoid aggravating bronchial obstruction and sputum production. a. Keep a warm mask oranbsp;...
|Title||:||The Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice|
|Author||:||Sandra M. Nettina|
|Publisher||:||Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 1996-01-01|