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COPD is not a Cinderella disease

VOL: 97, ISSUE: 12, PAGE NO: 1Claire Kent, RN, DipNurs, is respiratory sister, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King’s Lynn, NorfolkFor those of us who work in respiratory care the initials COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) are part of the fabric of our daily working lives. Yet in the world beyond health care most people have never heard of COPD. When did you last open a newspaper and read an article about it?

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