The benefits of pulmonary rehabilitation in COPD are evident for 12 months then diminish to below pre-program levels, Queensland research shows. Emergency department presentations and hospital lengths of stay for COPD were significantly reduced in 426 people who undertook an eight week pulmonary rehab course, an observational study conducted at the Prince Charles Hospital, Brisbane, found. ...
Pulmonary rehab benefits lost after 12 months
By Michael Woodhead
3 Dec 2019