Comorbidity associated with referral to pulmonary rehabilitation in people hospitalized with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

PURPOSE Comorbid conditions are common in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and may affect therapeutic management. The aim of this study was to examine the association of comorbidity in people with COPD with referral to a pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) program. METHODS An analysis of data was conducted from an observational study of… CONTINUE READING