Nutritional status and long-term mortality in hospitalised patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) often have difficulties with keeping their weight. The aim of this investigation was to study nutritional status in hospitalised Nordic COPD patients and to investigate the association between nutritional status and long-term mortality in this patient group. In a multicentre study conducted at four… CONTINUE READING