Severity and outcomes of hospitalised community-acquired pneumonia in COPD patients.

  title={Severity and outcomes of hospitalised community-acquired pneumonia in COPD patients.},
  author={Adamanthia Liapikou and Eva Polverino and Santiago Ewig and Catia Cill{\'o}niz and Mar{\'i}a Marcos and Josep Maria Mensa and Salvador Bello and Ignacio Martin-Loeches and Rosario Men{\'e}ndez and Antoni Torres},
  journal={The European respiratory journal},
  volume={39 4},
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a frequent comorbidity in patients with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP). We investigated the impact of COPD on outcomes of CAP patients. We prospectively studied the clinical presentation of 1,379 patients admitted with CAP during a 4-yr period. A comparative analysis of disease severity and course was performed between 212 patients with COPD, as confirmed by spirometry, and 1,167 non-COPD patients. COPD patients (mean forced expiratory volume… CONTINUE READING
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