Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive

Comprehensive pulmonary rehabilitation in home-based online groups: a mixed method pilot study in COPD.

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Dec 15, 2015

BACKGROUND: Comprehensive multidisciplinary pulmonary rehabilitation is vital in the management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and is considered for any stage of the disease. Rehabilitation programmes are often centre-based and organised in groups.

Pilot program on distance training in spirometry testing - the technology feasibility study.

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Nov 12, 2015

INTRODUCTION: Office spirometry has been widely used in recent years by general practitioners in primary care setting, thus the need for stricter monitoring of the quality of spirometry has been recognized.

Systematic review of telemonitoring in COPD: an update.

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Nov 12, 2015

Telemedicine may support individual care plans in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), potentially improving the clinical outcomes. To-date there is no clear evidence of benefit of telemedicine in this patients.

Computerised Analysis of Telemonitored Respiratory Sounds for Predicting Acute Exacerbations of COPD.

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Oct 30, 2015

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is one of the commonest causes of death in the world and poses a substantial burden on healthcare systems and patients' quality of life.

Using a mobile health application to support self-management in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a six-month cohort study.

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Jun 18, 2015

BACKGROUND: Self-management strategies have the potential to support patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Telehealth interventions may have a role in delivering this support along with the opportunity to monitor symptoms and physiological variables.

Detecting COPD exacerbations early using daily telemonitoring of symptoms and k-means clustering: a pilot study.

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Mar 18, 2015

COPD places an enormous burden on the healthcare systems and causes diminished health-related quality of life. The highest proportion of human and economic cost is associated with admissions for acute exacerbation of respiratory symptoms (AECOPD).

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