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Chronic disease management

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Last reviewed: May 2018

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Chronic Disease Management Patient Information

Planning your health care, Patient Information Sheet

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Chronic Disease Management allied health individual services

Information on the individual allied health services available to patients with a chronic condition and/or complex care needs, on referral from a GP

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Self managing conditions videos

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Chronic illness - anxiety | Jean Hailes - Anxiety: Learn, Think, Do

You may well feel anxious if you have an ongoing illness. The nervousness and fluttering, swirling feelings may be about what this might mean for your future your health, your ability to earn money, your ability to live independently, your relationships

Read more on Jean Hailes for Women's Health website

Indigenous | Lung Foundation Australia

Lung Foundation Australia aims to reduce the burden of chronic lung disease of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in rural and remote regions by increasing the local health providers' capacity to deliver effective point of care chronic lung disease management to their patients. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary

Read more on Lung Foundation Australia website

Pain Management | enableme - stroke recovery and support

Need to know more about the type of pain you might experience after your stroke and how can it be managed?

Read more on Stroke Foundation website

Better Living with COPD A Patient Guide | Lung Foundation Australia

Better Living with COPD: A Patient Guide (Third Edition) has been developed to support people with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease to better understand their condition and the steps they can take to better manage COPD. While it has been developed for the person with COPD, families and carers will also find it

Read more on Lung Foundation Australia website

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, anxiety and depression

Anxiety and depression are common in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and often appear together. The good news is that there are effective treatments both for COPD and for anxiety and depression. With careful management, the symptoms of anxiety and depression can be treated along with those of COPD so they do not interfere with life.

Read more on Lung Foundation Australia website

COPD: treatment and management -

Although COPD cannot be cured, there are measures that can be taken that should relieve symptoms, slow progression and prevent complications.

Read more on myDr website

Pain and Physical Activity

What’s the link between physical activity and chronic pain?

Read more on ACI Pain Management Network website

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