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Spirometry

An informative fact sheet about spirometry. Spirometry is a simple test that measures how much air you can blow out and how fast.

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Medicines

Helpful fact sheets on 'Safety of Inhaled Corticosteroids (ICS)', and 'Steroid Tablets'

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Smoking Cessation

An informative fact sheet about stopping smoking. Tobacco smoking is a major health problem in New Zealand.

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Oxygen

An informative fact sheet about long term oxygen therapy. Long term oxygen therapy (LTOT) is prescribed for people who have a low level of oxygen in their blood and not for everyone who is short of breath.

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Buteyko

An informative fact sheet about buteyko. Buteyko is a breathing technique that focuses on nasal breathing, breath holding and relaxation.

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The Lungs and Cannabis

An informative fact sheet on cannabis and the lungs.

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AIR Asthma Action Plan - English

This self-management action plan for adolescents and adults (aged 12 years and over) is to be completed by healthcare practitioners, together with their patients.

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COPD Action Plan Samoan

This is a brochure containing a chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) Action Plan for doctors to complete together with their patients. It includes actions to take for different levels of symptoms for COPD – from well, worsening, severe to emergency.

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COPD Action Plan - Te Reo Māori

This is a brochure containing a chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) Action Plan for doctors to complete together with their patients.

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COPD Action Plan - Chinese (simplified)

This is a brochure containing a chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) Action Plan for doctors to complete together with their patients. It includes actions to take for different levels of symptoms for COPD – from well, worsening, severe to emergency.

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COPD Action Plan - Tongan

This is a brochure containing a chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) Action Plan for doctors to complete together with their patients.

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Adult Asthma Action Plans - Te Reo Māori

This brochure is a asthma self-management action plan for adults to be completed by doctors together with their patients with asthma.