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Score of Schembri et al for Predicting Mortality in a Patient with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with COPD for all cause mortality using the score of Schembri et al.

Specialty:

Pulmonary Disease

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage, complications

ICD-10:

J42, J43, J44

Description:

Schembri et al developed a score for identifying Scottish patients with COPD who are at increased risk for all cause mortality. This can help identify patients who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from Ninewells Hospital in Dundee

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