Telehealthcare for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in Switzerland Is Feasible and Appreciated by Patients.


BACKGROUND Earlier detection of acute exacerbations (AE) of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) could reduce emergency admissions and hospitalisations. Studies investigating COPD management programs supported by telehealthcare (THC) have shown conflicting results. OBJECTIVES To test the feasibility, safety and acceptance of THC for COPD… (More)
DOI: 10.1159/000448377