The 2 Minute Update — pulmonary rehab
Does pulmonary rehab decrease mortality?
COPD exacerbation hospital guidelines Hospital medicine journal review journal study mortality outcome pulmonary rehab
Mortality is greatly decreased if pulmonary rehab is started within 90 days of a COPD-related hospital admission. But only 1.5% of Medicare patients start pulmonary rehab shortly after being admitted for COPD.