Predicting Hospital Readmission in COPD

Predicts the risk of a patient with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) being readmitted to the hospital for an acute exacerbation.

Predicting Hospital Readmission in COPD 00411 Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) The Medical Algorithms Company

History of a previous admission to the hospital in the past year for COPD (Y/N)
Total score on the St. George's respiratory questionnaire
PaCO2 at last hospital discharge (mm Hg)

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