Improving the uptake of pulmonary rehabilitation in patients with COPD: qualitative study of experiences and attitudes.

@article{Harris2008ImprovingTU,
  title={Improving the uptake of pulmonary rehabilitation in patients with COPD: qualitative study of experiences and attitudes.},
  author={David I Harris and Mark Hayter and Steven Allender},
  journal={The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners},
  year={2008},
  volume={58 555},
  pages={703-10}
}
BACKGROUND Pulmonary rehabilitation can improve the quality of life and ability to function of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It may also reduce hospital admission and inpatient stay with exacerbations of COPD. Some patients who are eligible for pulmonary rehabilitation may not accept an offer of it, thereby missing an opportunity to improve their health status. AIM To identify a strategy for improving the uptake of pulmonary rehabilitation. DESIGN OF STUDY… CONTINUE READING

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