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

Featured in our patient Daily Self Check Series, this educational handout helps you conduct a daily self-check to monitor your condition. At-a-glance, you can see whether you are in the Green, Yellow or Red Zone and what the recommended next steps are. Available in English and Spanish.

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