Intermediate care—Hospital-at-Home in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: British Thoracic Society guideline

Stevenson, R.
March 2007
Thorax;Mar2007, Vol. 62 Issue 3, p200
Academic Journal
The article discusses the British Thoracic Society's development of (BTS) guidelines on the hospital-at-home (HaH) care of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The methodology recommended by the National Institute for Clinical Excellence Guideline Development Methods was used to develop the guidelines. In establishing the guidelines, the BTS Guideline Development Group first resolved the uncertainties experienced by hospitals planning to set up HaH for COPD exacerbations.


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