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How do I care for someone who has restrictive lung disease?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

What you need to know about caring for someone with restrictive lung disease is that it's important to a get an official diagnosis. Also, someone with restrictive lung disease should avoid strenuous activities as they could be painful and may become life-threatening. The best methods and strategies for care will depend on the extent of damage. For this reason, it's best to speak with your loved one's doctor to receive the best recommendations for care.

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