Elderly people at home disabled by chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

@article{Yohannes1998ElderlyPA,
  title={Elderly people at home disabled by chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.},
  author={Abebaw Mengistu Yohannes and J Roomi and Martin J. Connolly},
  journal={Age and ageing},
  year={1998},
  volume={27 4},
  pages={523-5}
}
BACKGROUND We compared uptake of hospital and community-based support in elderly people disabled by chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), normal controls (NCs) and patients with Parkinsons disease, stroke, amputation, or arthritis (disabled controls; DCs). METHODS There were 65 subjects (35 men) aged 70-93 years (mean 78) with COPD, 55 NCs [23 men; age range 71-90 years (mean 78)] and 53 DCs [27 men; age range 70-92 years (mean 78)]. Patients with COPD and DCs were outpatients with… CONTINUE READING

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