COPD practice gaps seen with pulmonary rehabilitation and spirometry
By Mardi Chapman
5 May 2020
Clinical practice mostly reflects guidelines for the management of acute exacerbations of COPD (AECOPD) however there is room to improve in areas such as referral to pulmonary rehab, a study shows. An audit of practice at five tertiary hospitals covering 207 admissions representing 171 patients between 2012 and 2013 found most patients were receiving evidence-based care. ...