Annual medical review

3) Review of medication

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At your annual medical review your doctor may discuss the following;

  • How you are taking your medication.
  • The dose of your medication.
  • Any changes to your medication.
  • If you have had a hospital admission or exacerbation you may be offered “stand by” or “rescue medication” to keep at home and take at the first sign of another exacerbation.
  • Any new symptoms or any symptoms which are getting worse.
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Evaluation

Q1. Has the My Lungs my Life site helped you self manage your condition?

Q2. Would you use the My Lungs My life site again?

Q3. Would you recommend the My Lungs My Life site to others?

Q4. Do you have COPD?

Q5. Are you a healthcare professional?

Q6. How would you rate this section? (1 = poor, 5 = excellent)