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Recent Articles (12/18):

Swanson JO, Vogt V, Sundmacher L, Hagen TP, Moger TA. Continuity of care and its effect on readmissions for COPD patients: A comparative study of Norway and Germany. Health Policy. 2018 Jul;122(7):737-745. AbstractArticle.

Prior Articles:

Aboumatar H, Naqibuddin M, Chung S, et al. Effect of a Program Combining Transitional Care and Long-term Self-management Support on Outcomes of Hospitalized Patients With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary DiseaseA Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA. Published online November 12, 2018. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.17933. Article.

Bashir B, Schneider D, Naglak MC, Churilla TM, Adelsberger M. Evaluation of Prediction Strategy and Care Coordination for COPD Readmissions. Hospital Practice. 2016;44(3):123-128. doi:10.1080/21548331.2016.1210472. Abstract.

Benzo R, Vickers K, Novotny PJ, et al. Health Coaching and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Rehospitalization. A Randomized Study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2016 Sep 15;194(6):672-80. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201512-2503OC. Abstract.

Blackmore C, Johnson-Warrington V, Williams, JEA, et al. Development of a training program to support health care professionals to deliver the SPACE for COPD self-management program. Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis. 2017 Jun 7;12:1669-1681. AbstractArticle.

Blee J, Roux RK, Gautreaux S, Sherer JT, Garey KW. Dispensing Inhalers to Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease on Hospital Discharge: Effects on Prescription Filling and Readmission. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2015 Jul 15;72(14):1204-8. doi: 10.2146/ajhp140621. Abstract.

Bourbeau J, Farias R, Li PZ, et al. The Quebec Respiratory Health Education Network: Integrating a Model of Self-management Education in COPD Primary Care. Chron Respir Dis. 2017 Jan 1:1479972317723237. doi: 10.1177/1479972317723237. Abstract.

Carlin, Brian W., (2015) Pulmonary Rehabilitation: A Focus on COPD in Primary Care, Postgraduate Medicine, 121:6, 140-147, DOI: 10.3810/pgm.2009.11.2082Article.

Coultas, David MD*; McKinley, James MD, Clinical Pulmonary Medicine: July 2009 - Volume 16 - Issue 4 - p 183-188, doi: 10.1097/CPM.0b013e3181ac9a11. Abstract.

Dajczman E, Robitaille C, Ernst P, Hirsch AM, Wolkove N, Small D, Bianco J, Stern H, Palayew M. Integrated Interdisciplinary Care for Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Reduces Emergency Department Visits and Admissions: A Quality Assurance Study. Canadian Respiratory Journal: Journal of the Canadian Thoracic Society. 2013;20(5):351-356. AbstractArticle.

Eisenhower C. Impact of pharmacist-conducted medication reconciliation at discharge on readmissions of elderly patients with COPD. Ann Pharmacother. 2014 Feb;48(2):203-8. doi: 10.1177/1060028013512277. Abstract.

Escarrabill J. Discharge Planning and Home Care for End-Stage COPD Patients. Eur Respir J. 2009 Aug;34(2):507-12. doi: 10.1183/09031936.00146308. AbstractArticle.

Ford ES. Hospital Discharges, Readmissions, and ED Visits for COPD or Bronchiectasis Among US Adults: Findings From the Nationwide Inpatient Sample 2001-2012 and Nationwide Emergency Department Sample 2006-2011. Chest. 2015;147(4):989-998. doi:10.1378/chest.14-2146. AbstractArticle.

Fromer L. Implementing Chronic Care for COPD: Planned Visits, Care Coordination, and Patient Empowerment for Improved Outcomes. International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. 2011;6:605-614. doi:10.2147/COPD.S24692. AbstractArticle.
George PP, Heng BH, Lim TK, Abisheganaden J, Ng AW, Verma A, Lim FS. Evaluation of a Disease Management Program for COPD Using Propensity Matched Control Group. Journal of Thoracic Disease. 2016;8(7):1661-1671. doi:10.21037/jtd.2016.06.05. AbstractArticle.

Guerrero M, Crisafulli E, Liapikou A, Huerta A, Gabarrús A, Chetta A, Soler N, Torres A. Readmission for Acute Exacerbation within 30 Days of Discharge Is Associated with a Subsequent Progressive Increase in Mortality Risk in COPD Patients: A Long-Term Observational Study. PLoS One. 2016 Mar 4;11(3):e0150737. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0150737. AbstractArticle.

Johnson-Warrington V, Rees K, Gelder C, Morgan MD, Singh SJ. Can a supported self-management program for COPD upon hospital discharge reduce readmissions? A randomized controlled trial. Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis. 2016 Jun 2;11:1161-9. AbstractArticle.

Jordan RE, Majothi S, Heneghan NR, Blissett DB, Riley RD, Sitch AJ, et al. Supported Self-management for Patients with Moderate to Severe Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): An Evidence Synthesis and Economic Analysis. Health Technol Assess. 2015;19(36). doi:10.3310/hta19360. AbstractScientific Summary.

Laverty AA, Elkin SL, Watt HC, Millett C, Restrick LJ, Williams S, et al. Impact of a COPD Discharge Care Bundle on Readmissions Following Admission with Acute Exacerbation: Interrupted Time Series Analysis. PLoS ONE. 2015;10(2):e0116187. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0116187. AbstractArticle.

Lawlor M, Kealy S, Agnew M, et al. Early Discharge Care with Ongoing Follow-up Support May Reduce Hospital Readmissions in COPD. International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. 2009;4:55-60. AbstractArticle.

Luder HR, Frede SM, Kirby JA, Epplen K, Cavanaugh T, Martin-Boone JE, Conrad WF, Kuhlmann D, Heaton PC. TransitionRx: Impact of Community Pharmacy Postdischarge Medication Therapy Management on Hospital Readmission Rate. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2015 May-Jun;55(3):246-54. doi: 10.1331/JAPhA.2015.14060. Abstract.

Majothi S, Jolly K, Heneghan NR, et al. Supported Self-management for Patients with COPD who have Recently been Discharged from Hospital: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. 2015;10:853-867. doi:10.2147/COPD.S74162. AbstractArticle.

Milner, Siobhan C., Boruff, Jill T., Beaurepaire, Cecile, Ahmed, Sara, Janaudis-Ferreira, Tania, Rate of, and barriers and enablers to, pulmonary rehabilitation referral in COPD: A systematic scoping review, Respiratory Medicine, Volume 137, 2018, Pages 103-114, ISSN 0954-6111, Article.

Ospina MB, Mrklas K, Deuchar L, et al. A Systematic Review of the Effectiveness of Discharge Care Bundles for Patients with COPD. Thorax. 2017. 72(1):31-39. doi: 10.1136/thoraxjnl-2016-208820. Abstract. 

Raghavan D, Bartter T, Joshi M. How to Reduce Hospital Readmissions in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease? Curr Opin Pulm Med. 2016 Mar;22(2):106-12. doi:10.1097/MCP.0000000000000245. Review. Abstract.

Romero-Ventosa EY, Gayoso-Rey M, Samartín-Ucha M, Lamas-Domínguez P, Rubianes-González M, Rodríguez-Lorenzo D, Rodríguez-Vázquez MH, García-Comesaña J, Piñeiro-Corrales G. Pharmacotherapeutic Reports as Tools for Detecting Discrepancies in Continuity of Care. Ther Innov Regul Sci. 2018 Jan;52(1):94-99. Abstract.

van Eeden AE, van de Poll I, van Vulpen G, Roldaan T, Wagenaar W, Boland MRS, Wolterbeek R, Chavannes NH. Effectiveness of case management in the prevention of COPD re-admissions: a pilot study. BMC Res Notes. 2017 Nov 25;10(1):621. AbstractArticle.