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Model of Murata et al for Predicting Hospital Admission in a Patient with Decompensated Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Purpose:

To identify a patient with decompensated chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) requiring hospital admission based on the model of Murata et al.

Specialty:

Pulmonary Disease

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage, complications, selection

ICD-10:

J42, J43, J44

Description:

Murata et al developed a model for predicting the risk of hospital admission for a patient with decompensated chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) presenting to the Emergency Department (ED). This can help identify patients who may require more aggressive management. The authors are from the Veterans Affairs Medical Center and University of New Mexico in Albequerque.

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