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Quality of care for patients hospitalized for acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
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  • Peter Lindenauer, MD, Baystate Health
  • Penny Pekow, Baystate Health
  • Evan Benjamin, MD, Baystate Health
Document Type
Article, Peer-reviewed
Publication Date
6-1-2006
Abstract
BACKGROUND: Acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is 1 of the 10 leading causes of hospitalization among adults in the United States. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the quality of care provided to patients hospitalized for acute exace
Publication ISSN
0884-8734
Citation Information
Ann Intern Med. 2006 Jun 20;144(12):894-903.