Moving prediction of exacerbation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease for patients in telecare.

  title={Moving prediction of exacerbation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease for patients in telecare.},
  author={Morten Hasselstr\om Jensen and Simon Lebech Cichosz and Birthe Irene Dinesen and Ole K. Hejlesen},
  journal={Journal of telemedicine and telecare},
  volume={18 2},
We investigated whether physiological data can be used for predicting chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) exacerbations. Home measurements from 57 patients were analysed, during which 10 exacerbations occurred in nine patients. A total of 273 different features were evaluated for their discrimination abilities between periods with and without exacerbations. The analysis showed that if a sensitivity level of 70% is considered to be acceptable, then the specificity was 95% and the AUC… CONTINUE READING
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