Monthly Archives: October 2013


Pulmonary rehabilitation underused in COPD

Pulmonary rehabilitation underused in COPD Respirology 2013; 18: 1089–1094 Data from an Australian hospital show that chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients admitted for exacerbations are rarely referred for pulmonary rehabilitation (PR), despite it being strongly recommended by national treatment guidelines. “Rehabilitation in people with COPD has been shown to […]