Flexible delivery of pulmonary rehab stacks up

Home-based pulmonary rehabilitation for COPD patients not only has clinical equivalence to centre-based programs but has also been shown to be as cost effective. The Asian Pacific Society of Respirology (APSR) Congress in Sydney heard direct healthcare costs per patient in the 12 months following home-based rehab were about $16,000 compared to $21,000 for centre-based ...

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