Abstract S155 Table
Reasons for exclusionn  =  134; 68 men; 66 women; age 72 years (32–102)
Medical contra-indicationsn  =  77
    Abnormal CXR12
    Diabetes mellitus9
    Co-existing asthma5
    Peptic ulcer disease1
Unable to understand how to use EEPn  =  26
    Cognitive impairment9
    Language difficulties8
    Unable to follow instructions9
Other reasonsn  =  31
    Chronic respiratory support at home26
    Lives abroad2
    Did not want EEP2
  • CXR, chest x ray; EEP, emergency exacerbation pack.