The COPD Assessment Test (CAT): short- and medium-term response to pulmonary rehabilitation.

@article{Dodd2012TheCA,
  title={The COPD Assessment Test (CAT): short- and medium-term response to pulmonary rehabilitation.},
  author={James Dodd and Phillippa L Marns and Amy L Clark and Karen A Ingram and Ria P Fowler and Jane L Canavan and Mehul S. Patel and Samantha S C Kon and Nicholas Stephen Hopkinson and Michael Iain Polkey and Paul W. Jones and William D-C. Man},
  journal={COPD},
  year={2012},
  volume={9 4},
  pages={390-4}
}
BACKGROUND The COPD Assessment Test (CAT) is a recently introduced instrument to assess health-related quality of life in COPD. We aimed to evaluate the longitudinal change in CAT following Pulmonary Rehabilitation (PR), and test the relationship between CAT and CRQ-Self Report (SR) over time. We hypothesised that the CAT would show similar responsiveness to PR as the CRQ-SR both in the short and medium-term. METHODS 118 COPD patients completed an eight-week outpatient multidisciplinary PR… CONTINUE READING

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