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Grading Scale of Burge and Wedzicha for an Exacerbation in a Patient with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

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Pulmonology & Critical Care

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Burge and Wedzicha used a scale to grade an exacerbation for a patient with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). These can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from Birmingham Heartlands Hospital and St. Bartholomew's and Royal London School of Medicine.

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