PRAXIS Resource Repository

Search our extensive library of COPD care and readmissions reduction resources, including best practices, research articles, educational materials and toolkits.

Avoiding Readmissions Due to AECOPD: Part One

Resource Type: Articles
0 Comments   |   Like 2 Likes

This is the first of a two-part article intended for respiratory therapists on avoiding preventable COPD readmissions. This piece provides a definition of the COPD exacerbation, outlines the diagnosis and classification of severity of COPD using GOLD guidelines and presents both benefits and concerns related to a variety of therapeutic options.

Part Two of this article series can be found here: http://www.rtmagazine.com/2013/11/avoiding-readmissions-due-to-aecopd-part-two/

View Resource
Citation: Avoiding Readmissions Due to AECOPD: Part One. RT Magazine website. http://www.rtmagazine.com/2013/10/avoiding-readmissions-due-to-aecopd-part-one/. Published October 14, 2013. Accessed September 28, 2016.
co-morbidities diagnosis exacerbations prevention treatment

No Comments



You need to login to comment.

Join Us on COPD360social

Sign In to Participate
Or register to become a member
hospitalizations