[Appropriateness use standards for health technologies. Development of explicit criteria for indication of admission in COPD exacerbation]

Quintana JM, Garcia Gutierrez, Aguirre U, Gonzalez Hernandez N, Grupo adecuacion-EPOC, Unidad de investigacion-CIBER Epidemiologia y Salud Publica (CIBERESP), Hospital Galdakao-Usansolo, Bizkaia
Record ID 32011001552
Authors' objectives:

Development of explicit criteria for indication of admission in patients suffering from COPD exacerbation. Creation of a scale to assess the severity of COPD exacerbation.

Authors' recommendations: This panel's results try to give useful information for clinical decision making regarding to the admission for COPD exacerbation, and to the health managers in the assessment of processes. We have summarized it in a classification tree to make it easy to use and practical.
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2008
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: Spain
MeSH Terms
  • Patient Admission
  • Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
Organisation Name: Unidad de Evaluacion de Tecnologias Sanitarias
Contact Address: Elena Andradas Aragones, Unidad de Evaluacion de Tecnologias Sanitarias, Agencia Lain Entralgo, C/ Gran Via, 27, 8a, ES-28013 Madrid, Spain. Tel: +34 91 3089418; Fax: +34 91 3089458;
Contact Name: elena.andradas@salud.madrid.org
Contact Email: elena.andradas@salud.madrid.org
Copyright: <p>Unidad de Evaluacion de Tecnologias Sanitarias (UETS)</p>
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