Low-risk COPD exacerbations can be managed at home

Managing patients in their own home is a safe and cost-effective alternative to inpatient care for some patients with COPD, UK research shows. In a non-inferiority randomised control trial of 118 patients with a low-risk COPD exacerbation selected by DECAF score, ‘hospital at home’ (HAH) was a more cost-effective approach than usual care (UC), mainly ...

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