Published in Hospital Business Week, July 20th, 2008
"To determine the prevalence of chronic comorbidities in patients with COPD undergoing pulmonary rehabilitation and to assess their influence on outcome. Observational retrospective cohort study. A single rehabilitation centre. 2962 inpatients and outpatients with COPD (73% male, aged 71 (SD 8) years, forced expiratory volume in 1 s (FEV1) 49.3 (SD 14.8)% of predicted), graded 0, 1 or >= 2 according to the comorbidity categories and...
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