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Bringing Change for Rural COPD Patients: Possibilities with the COPD National Action Plan

Description
Highlights the mounting costs of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), the substantial impact the disease has on rural communities, and the growing divide between COPD-related rural and urban mortality rates. The recently released COPD National Action Plan (CNAP) is set to bring COPD into the spotlight as a national health concern, and rural America will likely play a major role.
Author(s)
Kay Miller Temple
Citation
Rural Monitor
Date
08/2017
Type
Document
Organization
Rural Health Information Hub
Tagged as
Access · Chronic respiratory conditions · Health disparities · Mortality · Policy · Rural-urban differences