Pulmonary rehab dropouts need more support

Tweaking pulmonary rehabilitation programs to help re-engage COPD patients who drop out because of severe exacerbations is worth the effort. According to new research from the COPD, Health Status and Comorbidities (CHANCE) Study, patients with severe exacerbations requiring hospital admission are the most likely group to drop out from pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) programs. “However, when ...

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