NHN Patient Resource Library


Nebraska Health Network offers a number of educational resources to help you proactively manage your health.


Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Patient Guide

COPD refers to a group of diseases that cause lung damage resulting in airflow blockage and breathing-related problems. This patient guide helps you understand COPD symptoms and provides resources to help you manage the condition including step-by-step guides to common interventions including:

  • Pursed-lip breathing
  • Breathing from the diaphragm
  • Effective coughing
  • Good eating habits
  • Exercise

Daily Self Check Series, COPD

The NHN Daily Self Check Series provides an overview of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and helps you evaluate whether you are in the Green, Yellow or Red Zone and what the recommended next steps are. Available in English and Spanish.