The excess cost of acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis in patients aged 45 and older in England and Wales.

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INTRODUCTION Chronic Bronchitis is a serious and costly health problem. Prevalence is estimated at 45 per 10,000 persons in the United Kingdom. Approximately 120,000 Pounds would be saved for every 100 hospital admissions avoided. A reduction in acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis (AECB), treatment failures, and subsequent hospital admission could… (More)

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