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 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/turkthoracj.2021.0189
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH THORACIC JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.369-375
  • Keywords: Chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases, acute exacerbation, readmission, discharge, rehospitalization, HOSPITAL READMISSIONS, COPD, RISK

Abstract

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.