COPD - For Patients
COPD patients should bring with them to their appointment:
- Hospitalization records
- Reports of tests performed
- Films (x-ray pictures), including CAT scans, PET scans, pathology slides,and reports
- Your referring physician’s outpatient medical records
Better Breathers' Club
The American Lung Association’s Better Breathers’ Club has come to UAB! The Better Breathers’ Club provides support, education, and socialization to people with COPD, their family members, and their caretakers.
deNay P. Kirkpatrick, MSN, CRNP will serve as the facilitator, with Mark T. Dransfield, MD and J. Allen D. Cooper, Jr., MD acting as the medical consultants. The club will meet every other month for one to two hours providing education and support to those with COPD. If you know anyone who might be interested in attending, please contact Ms. Kirkpatrick at 205.996.6132.
All meetings take place in the UAB Hospital-Highlands 1st floor boardroom from 3:30-4:30 p.m.