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COPD and Asthma Prognostic Score Sheet from the COPD and Asthma Outcome Study (CAOS)

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Pulmonology & Critical Care

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Wildman et al developed a prognostic score for a patient admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) with an exacerbation of asthma and/or COPD. This can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from Northern General Hospital Sheffield, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Heartlands Hospital Birmingham, University of Aberdeen, Intensive Care National Audit and Research Centre London and Nuffield Department of Anaesthesia in Oxford, United Kingdom (UK).

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