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Predictors of Chang et al for 1-Year Readmission for an Acute Exacerbation of COPD (AECOPD)

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient in the hospital with an acute exacerbation for COPD (AECOPD) for predictors of readmission based on the study of Chang et al.

Specialty:

Pulmonology

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage, disease progression

ICD-10:

J44.1

Description:

Chang et al identified predictors for readmission for an acute exacerbation of COPD (AECOPD). These can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from Peking University Third Hospital in Beijing.

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