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8 p, 317.9 KB Effect of a rehabilitation-based chronic disease management program targeting severe COPD exacerbations on readmission patterns / Lalmolda, Cristina (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona) ; Coll Fernández, Roser (Corporació Sanitària Parc Taulí. Departament de Rehabilitació) ; Martínez, Natalia (Corporació Sanitària Parc Taulí. Departament de Malalties Respiratòries) ; Baré, M (Institut Català de la Salut. Servei d'Atenció Primària Vallès Occidental) ; Teixidó Colet, M (Institut Català de la Salut. Servei d'Atenció Primària Vallès Occidental) ; Epelde, F (Corporació Sanitària Parc Taulí. Servei d'Emergències) ; Monsó, E (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
Pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) is recommended after a severe COPD exacerbation, but its short- and long-term effects on health care utilization have not been fully established. The aims of this study were to evaluate patient compliance with a chronic disease management (CDM) program incorporating home-based exercise training as the main component after a severe COPD exacerbation and to determine its effects on health care utilization in the following year. [...]
2017 - 10.2147/COPD.S138451
International journal of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, Vol. 12 (2017) , p. 2531-2538  
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11 p, 303.7 KB Treatment of patients with COPD and recurrent exacerbations : the role of infection and inflammation / Santos, Salud (Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Enfermedades Respiratorias (CIBERES), Madrid, Spain) ; Marin, Alicia (Institut Germans Trias i Pujol. Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol) ; Serra-Batlles, Joan (Hospital Universitari de Vic) ; de la Rosa, David (Hospital Plató) ; Solanes, Ingrid (Institut d'Investigació Biomèdica Sant Pau) ; Pomares, Xavier (Hospital Universitari Parc Taulí) ; López-Sánchez, Marta (Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge) ; Muñoz-Esquerre, Mariana (Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge) ; Miravitlles, Marc (Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron) ;
Exacerbations of COPD represent an important medical and health care problem. Certain susceptible patients suffer recurrent exacerbations and as a consequence have a poorer prognosis. The effects of bronchial infection, either acute or chronic, and of the inflammation characteristic of the disease itself raise the question of the possible role of antibiotics and anti-inflammatory agents in modulating the course of the disease. [...]
2016 - 10.2147/COPD.S98333
International journal of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, Vol. 11 (march 2016) , p. 515-525  

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