The effect of pulmonary rehabilitation on COPD exacerbation frequency per year.

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OBJECTIVE We aimed to investigate the effect of pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) on the number of exacerbations in COPD patients. METHODS The study included 82 patients referred to our hospital's PR Unit between June 2013 and June 2014. Patients were divided into two groups, including those with low exacerbation risk (low number of exacerbations) (Groups A+B… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/crj.12507

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@article{Sahin2016TheEO, title={The effect of pulmonary rehabilitation on COPD exacerbation frequency per year.}, author={Hulya Sahin and Yelda Varol and Ilknur Naz and Nimet Aksel and Fevziye Tuksavul and Ayse Ozsoz}, journal={The clinical respiratory journal}, year={2016} }