Pulmonary Rehabilitation for Adults with Chronic Respiratory Disease

Publication Date: August 15, 2023

Key Points

Key Points

  • Despite the known benefits of pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) for patients with chronic respiratory disease, this treatment is underutilized.
  • The ATS seeks to improve the care of patients with chronic respiratory diseases (CRD) by fostering PR program access, encouraging enhancement of healthcare professionals (HCPs) trained in the discipline of PR, and implementing newer models of PR beyond the research setting, while maintaining essential components and optimal standards of care within PR programs.

Recommendations

...ommendations...

...dation 1For adults with stable chronic r...


...n 2For adults with COPD, we recommen...


...endation 3For adults with interstitial lung d...


...ommendation 4For adults with pulmonary hype...


...For adults with stable CRD, we recommend off...


...tion 6For adults with COPD, we suggest either su...