[The Patient Questionnaire "Monitoring of Exacerbation Probability (MEP)"].

Exacerbations determine the disease process in COPD often decisively, whereas their detection and documentation has not been established satisfactory yet. For this purpose, a simple short Patient Questionnaire with a maximum of five positive answers was developed and evaluated. Values of 2 or more positive responses amplify the signal for an exacerbation… CONTINUE READING