Tag: Exacerbations

Predictors of 30- and 90-Day COPD Exacerbation Readmission

Predicting COPD exacerbation readmission. New study (N=82) shows 56% of patients were readmitted within 90 days. Several factors were associated with readmission risk; PIFR at discharge was the best p...
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Effectiveness of telemonitoring for reducing exacerbation occurrence in COPD patients with past exacerbation history

Meta-analysis of 17 studies finds that in patients with COPD acute exacerbation (AECOPD) history, telemonitoring reduces emergency room visits, AECOPD-related readmissions, AECOPD-related hospital day...
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