On this episode, I talk about several papers which I talked about at the ATS Clinical Year in Review. I refer to a previous episode on Who’s Missing from Pulmonary Rehabilitation, which aired on March 17, 2021. The link to that episode is here.
Here are the papers I discuss:
Lindenauer PK, Stefan MS, Pekow PS, Mazor KM, Priya A, Spitzer KA, Lagu TC, Pack QR, Pinto-Plata VM, ZuWallack R. Association between initiation of pulmonary rehabilitation after hospitalization for COPD and 1-year survival among Medicare beneficiaries. JAMA 2020; 323(18):1813-1823.
Patel S, Palmer MD, Nolan CM, Barker RE, Walsh JA, Wynne SC, Jones SE, Shannon H, Hopkinson NS, Swee Chin Kon, S, Gao W, Maddocks M, Man WDC. Supervised pulmonary rehabilitation using minimal or specialist equipment in COPD: a propensity-matched analysis. Thorax 2021; 76:264-271.
Barker RE, Kon SS, Clarke SF, Wenneberg J, Nolan CM, Patel S, Walsh JA, Polgar O, Maddocks M, Farquhar M, Hopkinson NS, Bell D, Wedzicha JA, Man WD. COPD discharge bundle and pulmonary rehabilitation referral and uptake following hospitalisation for acute exacerbation of COPD. Thorax 2021 Mar 2. doi: 10.1136/thoraxjnl-2020-215464.
Ladds E, Rushforth A, Wieringa S, Taylor S, Rayner C, Husain L, Greenhalgh T. Persistent symptoms after Covid-19: qualitative study of 114 “long Covid” patients and draft quality principles for services. BMC Health Services Research 2020; 20: 1144.