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Benefits of early pulmonary rehabilitation following acute exacerbation of COPD
  1. A Jain
  1. Pinderfields General Hospital, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, UK;

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Pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) results in significant improvements to quality of life and both functional and maximum exercise capacity in patients with stable COPD. In this study the benefits of an early outpatient PR programme were compared with usual care at 3 months following hospital admission for acute exacerbation of COPD.

42 patients …

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