Gaps in the care of patients admitted to hospital with an exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Patients admitted to hospital because of an exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are at high risk of adverse events. We evaluated the association between gaps in care and adverse events during the hospital stay and after discharge. METHODS We retrospectively reviewed the charts of 105 consecutive patients discharged from… (More)

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@article{Choi2004GapsIT, title={Gaps in the care of patients admitted to hospital with an exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.}, author={Perry P Choi and A. S. Day and Edward E. Etchells}, journal={CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne}, year={2004}, volume={170 9}, pages={1409-13} }