Acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

December 2007
Thorax;Dec2007 Supp, Vol. 62, pA117
Academic Journal
The article presents abstracts on medical topics including the characteristics of patients having a first admission with an acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, a pilot study about the risk factors for prolonged admission and early readmission in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease using Parr score, and the severity classification of exacerbations based on quantification from diary card symptom lengths and scores.


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