30-day Readmission After an Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease is Associated with Cardiovascular Comorbidity

Alpaydin A. O., Ozuygur S. S., Sahan C., Tertemiz K. C., Russell R.

TURKISH THORACIC JOURNAL, vol.22, no.5, pp.369-375, 2021 (ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/turkthoracj.2021.0189
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.369-375
  • Keywords: Chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases, acute exacerbation, readmission, discharge, rehospitalization, HOSPITAL READMISSIONS, COPD, RISK
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


OBJECTIVE: Readmission after hospitalization for a chronic disease is a major concern of interest for health care quality. Our aim was to investigate the predictors and rates of early readmission after an acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (AECOPD) in a tertiary care hospital.