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We read with interest the article by Wildman et al.1 They have carried out an interesting study on patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or asthma admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). The authors in their discussion state that their overall results may be least applicable to patients on long-term oxygen (LTO) and/or with low functional scores. Intubated patients with COPD on LTO constitute 10.4% of 394 intubated patients in this study. Only mortality results relating to this population are shown in this article. It would …
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