• Miguel Avenza Jáen Hospital Carlos III Madrid, España, Spain
Keywords: Breathing Exercises, Long term Effects, Exercise tolerance, Quality of life


Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is preventable and treatable, yet it is the fourth condition with most causes of global death. Considering different management of this disease, the objective of this article is identify, through a literature review, right rehabilitation patterns with specific indications to treat the diseases with maximum efficiency and durability over time. To do that, were done an online consult of databases in PudMed, Med and EMBASE, between december 2010 to December 2014. Inclusion criteria for articles were: benefits of a short or long-term rehabilitation, pulmonary scam COPD Diagnosis, through physical exams; other chronic lung conditions were excluded. We conclude that independence of respiratory rehabilitation provided, the patient needed a change in the lifestyle for maintenance of the effects

Author Biography

Miguel Avenza Jáen, Hospital Carlos III Madrid, España

El autor es fisioterapeuta del Hospital Carlos III Madrid, España


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