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  • Published 2019

CORRELATIONS BETWEEN IADL SCALE AND CLINICAL PARAMETERS IN SEVERE-TO-VERY SEVERE COPD PATIENTS

@inproceedings{Cojocaru2019CORRELATIONSBI,
  title={CORRELATIONS BETWEEN IADL SCALE AND CLINICAL PARAMETERS IN SEVERE-TO-VERY SEVERE COPD PATIENTS},
  author={Doina-Clementina Cojocaru and Paraschiva Postolache and Florin Dumitru Petrariu and Robert D. Negru},
  year={2019}
}
Aim: To identify the clinical parameters correlated with the Lawton Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADL) scale in severe-to-very severe COPD patients, admitted for an inpatient pulmonary rehabilitation program (PRP). Material and methods: We conducted a retrospective analytical study in 84 patients with GOLD 3 and GOLD 4 stage COPD, consecutively admitted to Iasi Pulmonary Rehabilitation Clinic, from January 2016 to December 2017, for an inpatient PRP. In addition to spirometry, the… CONTINUE READING