Birgitte Nybo

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SETTING Bispebjerg Hospital, Department of Pulmonary Medicine, tuberculosis referral center for the Municipality of Copenhagen. OBJECTIVE To evaluate routine procedure for the management of liver injury during antituberculosis treatment. DESIGN From 1983-1993, 765 patients for whom we could trace 752 files (98%) were treated at our ward with standard(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effectiveness of a screening programme for COPD in primary care. MATERIAL/METHODS Subjects aged 65 years or older registered with a general practitioner in Copenhagen were asked to complete a questionnaire on smoking status and symptoms of COPD. If they were smokers or former smokers or if morning cough with sputum and/or(More)
BACKGROUND Although pulmonary rehabilitation is an integrated part of standard care in patients with severe COPD, it is uncertain whether those with less severe COPD benefit from such treatment. The aim of the present survey was to evaluate the effect of rehabilitation in patients with moderate COPD and to determine their willingness to participate in(More)
INTRODUCTION The majority of patients who are admitted to the departments of internal medicine are admitted acutely. The aim of this study was to evaluate the appropriateness of admissions to a community hospital in Copenhagen. MATERIAL AND METHODS During a three-week period, all patients admitted to Bispebjerg Hospital's acute medical department (AMA)(More)
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