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COPD Review

ANNUAL COPD REVIEW

Please telephone the surgery on 01737 772622 and make an appointment with Nurse Anusha.

Preparing for your annual COPD review;

  • Do not smoke or drink alcohol on the day of your appointment;
  • Do not make an appointment until 6 weeks after a chest infection if you have taken antibiotics or steroids;
  • Please use regular inhalers prior to your appointment and bring along all inhalers with you when you attend.

PLEASE NOTE

In certain circumstances, it may not be appropriate to carry out a spirometry test. Please read the list below and if you think any of it applies to you or you are not sure, please telephone and speak to Nurse Anusha.

  1. If you have had a heart attack or stroke within the past 6 months
  2. If you have had any surgery within the past 3 months, including ear or eye
  3. Coughing up any blood or chest pain
  4. High blood pressure (above 160/95)
  5. Any aortic, thoracic or cerebral aneurysms
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