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A Comprehensive Care Management Program to Prevent Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Hospitalizations: A Randomized, Controlled Trial

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This was a randomized, controlled trial comparing a comprehensive care management program that included patient education visits, an action plan and telephone follow up with standard of care. This trial was stopped prior to completion due to unexplained excess mortality in the treatment group. (Journal access needed for full article.)

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Citation: Fan VS, Gaziano JM, Lew R, Bourbeau J, Adams SG, Leatherman S, et al. A Comprehensive Care Management Program to Prevent Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Hospitalizations: A Randomized, Controlled Trial. Ann Intern Med. 2012; 156:673-683. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-156-10-201205150-00003
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