3 Things Your COPD Patients May Not Tell You

February 1, 2019
Jonathan Ilowite, MD
Jonathan Ilowite, MD

"I'm having trouble catching my breath." "I can't pay for my inhaler." "I'm just so sad." They may not tell us, so we need to ask. Here's my experience.

In this short slide show, I've tried to look at COPD from a patient’s perspective, keeping in mind particularly the topics they may not be willing to talk about with a physician. I hope there is some insight here for the primary care physician who manages patients with this difficult disease.