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Validity of an automated telephonic system to assess COPD exacerbation rates

Bischoff, Eric W M A; Boer, Lonneke; Molema, Johan; Akkermans, Reinier; Van Weel, Chris; Vercoulen, Jan; Schermer, Tjard R.J.


Current tools for recording chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) exacerbations are limited and often lack validity testing. We assessed the validity of an automated telephonic exacerbation assessment system (TEXAS) and compared its outcomes with existing tools. Over 12 months, 86 COPD patients (22.1% females; mean age 66.5 yrs; mean post-bronchodilator forced expiratory volume in 1 s 53.4% predicted) were called once every 2 weeks by TEXAS to record changes in respiratory symptoms,...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: European Respiratory Journal
DOI: 10.1183/09031936.00057811


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