Table of Contents – Chronic Lung Disease

Part One: Getting Ready

1  Understanding Lung Disease  

2  Treating Lung Disease  

3  Is Home Care for You?  

4  Using the Health Care Team Effectively 

5  Getting In-Home Help  

6  Paying for Care   

7  Financial Management and Tax Planning

8  Planning for End-of-Life Care 

9  Preparing the Home   

10  Equipment and Supplies  

Part Two: Day by Day

11  Setting Up a Plan of Care  

12  How to Avoid Caregiver Burnout 

13  Activities of Daily Living  

14  Therapies    

15  Special Challenges   

16  Diet, Nutrition, and Exercise  

17  Emergencies    

18  Body Mechanics   

Part Three: Additional Resources

19  Common Abbreviations  

20  Common Specialists   

Caregiver Organizations   





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