Falls in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: an observational cohort study.

@article{Roig2011FallsIP,
  title={Falls in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: an observational cohort study.},
  author={Marc Roig and Janice J. Eng and Donna L Macintyre and Jeremy D. Road and J Mark FitzGerald and Jane F. Burns and W. Darlene Reid},
  journal={Respiratory medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={105 3},
  pages={461-9}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE To investigate incidence, risk factors and impact of falls on health related quality of life (HRQoL) in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). DESIGN Observational cohort study. METHODS Patients completed these questionnaires at baseline and at 6-months: Medical Outcomes Study Short Form 36 (SF-36), Chronic Respiratory Questionnaire (CRQ), Activities Balance Confidence (ABC) Scale and a form to record demographic data, medications, co-morbidities, oxygen… CONTINUE READING

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