JOURNAL CLUB – McNAUGHTON



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In this episode I discuss a paper published in 2017 in BMJ Open, entitled “Sing Your Lungs Out—a community singing group for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a 1-year pilot study”. The first author of the paper is Dr. Amanda McNaughton from the Medical Research Institute of New Zealand. This is an open-access paper, the link to the paper is here. In the paper, they also mention a 10-step approach to creating your own singing program, that information is here.

I mention the modified MRC dyspnea scale, here it is:


I also mention the Clinical COPD Questionnaire. A paper describing that questionnaire can be found here.

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