People with obstructive lung disease face a greater risk of developing problems

Posted: 9/12/2013

From GPonline.com:

People with obstructive lung disease face a greater risk of developing problems with cognitive impairment than others of the same age without the condition, research has shown.

Researchers said health professionals should be aware of the impact mental decline may have on patients' attempts to self-manage their respiratory condition.

The findings were presented at the European Respiratory Society Annual Congress 2013 in Barcelona, Spain on Wednesday. Read more.