A pilot study of identification and case management of high-risk COPD patients in a general practice

Gruffydd-Jones, Kevin; Richman, Jo; Jones, Rupert C. M.; Xu Wang
October 2010
Family Practice;Oct2010, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p494
Academic Journal
Background. A variety of individual therapeutic interventions have been shown to reduce hospital admissions and improve quality of life in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). However, there is a paucity of data of looking at the effect of case management in primary care (i.e. using an integrated care approach) of people at higher risk of mortality from COPD.


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