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PCRS Pragmatic Guides: Bronchoscopic and surgical options for COPD - the primary care role

Bronchoscopic and surgical treatments for people with COPD can improve their lung and exercise capacity, and quality and length of life for many years in addition to what medical treatments can achieve.

This pragmatic guide has been developed to highlight to people working in primary care what bronchoscopic and surgical options are currently available, what is in the experimental pipeline, who might be suitable and how primary care can work with specialists to help patients make the right choice for them, prepare for surgery, and provide support afterwards.