Talking to Patients Who Have Been Diagnosed With IPF


In this short video from Boehringer Ingelheim Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis shared in September 2014, Dr. Toby Maher from the National Heart and Lung Institute at the Imperial College in the U.K. talks about how doctors discuss idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) with their newly diagnosed patients.

Discover seven reasons why pulmonary rehabilitation is important for pulmonary fibrosis patients. 

Dr. Maher talks about how he would discuss treatment goals and ways to prevent the patient’s condition from worsening. He explains that he would advise pulmonary fibrosis patients on how to prevent infections and prevent lung injuries which would speed up the disease’s progression.

Study finds that exercise is crucial for IPF patients. Read more about it here.

Pulmonary Fibrosis News is strictly a news and information website about the disease. It does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or another qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

How useful was this post?

Click on a star to rate it!

Average rating 0 / 5. Vote count: 0

No votes so far! Be the first to rate this post.

As you found this post useful...

Follow us on social media!

We are sorry that this post was not useful for you!

Let us improve this post!

Tell us how we can improve this post?

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *