Effects of an integrated care intervention on risk factors of COPD readmission.

@article{GarciaAymerich2007EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of an integrated care intervention on risk factors of COPD readmission.},
  author={Judith Garcia-Aymerich and Carme Hern{\'a}ndez and Albert Alonso and A. Cecilia Casas and Robert 6 Rodriguez-Roisin and Josep M Ant{\'o} and Josep Roca},
  journal={Respiratory medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={101 7},
  pages={1462-9}
}
UNLABELLED An integrated care intervention including education, coordination among levels of care, and improved accessibility, reduced hospital readmissions in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) after 1 year. This study analyses the effectiveness of this intervention in terms of clinical and functional status, quality of life, lifestyle, and self-management, under the hypothesis that changes in these factors could explain the observed reduction in readmissions. A total of 113… CONTINUE READING