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21. Home treatment of COPD exacerbation selected by DECAF score: a non-inferiority, randomised controlled trial and economic evaluation

Home treatment of COPD exacerbation selected by DECAF score: a non-inferiority, randomised controlled trial and economic evaluation Previous models of Hospital at Home (HAH) for COPD exacerbation (ECOPD) were limited by the lack of a reliable prognostic score to guide patient selection. Approximately 50% of hospitalised patients have a low mortality risk by DECAF, thus are potentially suitable.In a non-inferiority randomised controlled trial, 118 patients admitted with a low-risk ECOPD (DECAF 0

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2018 EvidenceUpdates

22. The feasibility of early pulmonary rehabilitation and activity after COPD exacerbations: external pilot randomised controlled trial, qualitative case study and exploratory economic evaluation

The feasibility of early pulmonary rehabilitation and activity after COPD exacerbations: external pilot randomised controlled trial, qualitative case study and exploratory economic evaluation The feasibility of early pulmonary rehabilitation and activity after COPD exacerbations: external pilot randomised controlled trial, qualitative case study and exploratory economic evaluation Journals Library An error occurred retrieving content to display, please try again. >> >> >> Page Not Found Page

2018 NIHR HTA programme

23. Do antibiotics improve outcomes for patients hospitalized with COPD exacerbations?

Do antibiotics improve outcomes for patients hospitalized with COPD exacerbations? Do antibiotics improve outcomes for patients hospitalized with COPD exacerbations? Toggle navigation Shared more. Cited more. Safe forever. Toggle navigation View Item JavaScript is disabled for your browser. Some features of this site may not work without it. Search MOspace This Collection Browse Statistics Do antibiotics improve outcomes for patients hospitalized with COPD exacerbations? View/ Open Date 2012-09 (...) Format Metadata Abstract Antibiotic use reduced mortality and treatment failure in patients hospitalized with acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) (strength of recommendation [SOR]: A, systematic reviews of randomized controlled trials [RCTs]). Giving antibiotics early to hospitalized patients decreased the need for later ventilation and readmission within 30 days for exacerbation of COPD (SOR: B, a retrospective cohort study). URI Citation Journal of Family Practice

2018 Clinical Inquiries

24. Effect of erdosteine on the rate and duration of COPD exacerbations: the RESTORE study (PubMed)

Effect of erdosteine on the rate and duration of COPD exacerbations: the RESTORE study Oxidative stress contributes to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) exacerbations and antioxidants can decrease exacerbation rates, although we lack data about the effect of such drugs on exacerbation duration.The RESTORE (Reducing Exacerbations and Symptoms by Treatment with ORal Erdosteine in COPD) study was a prospective randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled study, enrolling patients aged (...) 40-80 years with Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease stage II/III. Patients received erdosteine 300 mg twice daily or placebo added to usual COPD therapy for 12 months. The primary outcome was the number of acute exacerbations during the study.In the pre-specified intention-to-treat population of 445 patients (74% male; mean age 64.8 years, forced expiratory volume in 1 s 51.8% predicted) erdosteine reduced the exacerbation rate by 19.4% (0.91 versus 1.13 exacerbations·patient

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2018 EvidenceUpdates

25. Management of COPD exacerbations: a European Respiratory Society/American Thoracic Society guideline

Management of COPD exacerbations: a European Respiratory Society/American Thoracic Society guideline Management of COPD exacerbations: a European Respiratory Society/American Thoracic Society guideline | European Respiratory Society Main menu User menu Search Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Management of COPD exacerbations: a European Respiratory Society/American Thoracic Society guideline Jadwiga A. Wedzicha (ERS co-chair) , Marc Miravitlles , John R. Hurst , Peter M.A (...) obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) exacerbations. Comprehensive evidence syntheses, including meta-analyses, were performed to summarise all available evidence relevant to the Task Force's questions. The evidence was appraised using the Grading of Recommendations, Assessment, Development and Evaluation approach and the results were summarised in evidence profiles. The evidence syntheses were discussed and recommendations formulated by a multidisciplinary Task Force of COPD experts. After considering

2017 European Respiratory Society

26. Home-based maintenance tele-rehabilitation reduces the risk for acute exacerbations of COPD, hospitalisations and emergency department visits

Home-based maintenance tele-rehabilitation reduces the risk for acute exacerbations of COPD, hospitalisations and emergency department visits Pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) remains grossly underutilised by suitable patients worldwide. We investigated whether home-based maintenance tele-rehabilitation will be as effective as hospital-based maintenance rehabilitation and superior to usual care in reducing the risk for acute chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) exacerbations (...) and hospital-based PR remained independent predictors of a lower risk for 1) acute COPD exacerbation (incidence rate ratio (IRR) 0.517, 95% CI 0.389-0.687, and IRR 0.635, 95% CI 0.473-0.853), respectively, and 2) hospitalisations for acute COPD exacerbation (IRR 0.189, 95% CI 0.100-0.358, and IRR 0.375, 95% CI 0.207-0.681), respectively. However, only home-based maintenance tele-rehabilitation and not hospital-based, outpatient, maintenance PR was an independent predictor of ED visits (IRR 0.116, 95% CI

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2017 EvidenceUpdates

27. Colistin for Prophylactic Use in Non-Cystic Fibrosis Bronchiectasis or COPD with Exacerbations: A Review of Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness and Guidelines

Colistin for Prophylactic Use in Non-Cystic Fibrosis Bronchiectasis or COPD with Exacerbations: A Review of Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness and Guidelines Colistin for Prophylactic Use in Non-Cystic Fibrosis Bronchiectasis or COPD with Exacerbations: A Review of Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness and Guidelines | CADTH.ca Find the information you need Colistin for Prophylactic Use in Non-Cystic Fibrosis Bronchiectasis or COPD with Exacerbations: A Review of Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness (...) and Guidelines Colistin for Prophylactic Use in Non-Cystic Fibrosis Bronchiectasis or COPD with Exacerbations: A Review of Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness and Guidelines Published on: June 27, 2017 Project Number: RC0896-000 Product Line: Research Type: Drug Report Type: Summary with Critical Appraisal Result type: Report Question What is the clinical effectiveness of colistin for the prophylactic treatment of adults with either non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis or patients with chronic obstructive

2017 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review

28. Effect of Home Noninvasive Ventilation With Oxygen Therapy vs Oxygen Therapy Alone on Hospital Readmission or Death After an Acute COPD Exacerbation: A Randomized Clinical Trial. (PubMed)

Effect of Home Noninvasive Ventilation With Oxygen Therapy vs Oxygen Therapy Alone on Hospital Readmission or Death After an Acute COPD Exacerbation: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Outcomes after exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) requiring acute noninvasive ventilation (NIV) are poor and there are few treatments to prevent hospital readmission and death.To investigate the effect of home NIV plus oxygen on time to readmission or death in patients with persistent (...) following an acute exacerbation of COPD, adding home noninvasive ventilation to home oxygen therapy prolonged the time to readmission or death within 12 months.clinicaltrials.gov Identifier: NCT00990132.

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2017 JAMA

29. Procalcitonin and CRP as Biomarkers in Discrimination of Community-acquired Pneumonia and Exacerbation of COPD (PubMed)

Procalcitonin and CRP as Biomarkers in Discrimination of Community-acquired Pneumonia and Exacerbation of COPD Serum procalcitonin (PCT) and C-reactive protein (CRP) are markers of systemic inflammation and bacterial infection. We aimed to compare the usefulness of procalcitonin and CRP in patients with community-acquired pneumonia and exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).A total of 116 consecutive patients were included in the study: 76 with chronic obstructive (...) pulmonary disease in group 1, and 40 with pneumonia in group 2.Median serum CRP level was 44 mg/L in the COPD group and 132 mg/L in the pneumonia group. Median value of serum PCT was found to be 0.07 in the COPD group and 0.14 ng/mL in the pneumonia group. Serum PCT and CRP levels were significantly higher in the pneumonia group compared to the COPD group (p<0.001). The area under the ROC curve was 0.788 (CI: 0.704-0.872) for CRP and 0.699 (CI: 0.599-0.800) for procalcitonin to identify

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2017 Journal of medical biochemistry

30. β-blockers in exacerbations of COPD: feasibility of a randomised controlled trial. (PubMed)

β-blockers in exacerbations of COPD: feasibility of a randomised controlled trial. A feasibility randomised controlled trial of β-blockers in acute exacerbations of COPD http://ow.ly/lVcy305B36D.

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2017 ERJ open research

32. In stable COPD, long-acting muscarinic antagonist plus long-acting beta-agonists resulted in less exacerbations, pneumonia and larger improvement in FEV 1 than long-acting beta-agonists plus inhaled corticosteroids

In stable COPD, long-acting muscarinic antagonist plus long-acting beta-agonists resulted in less exacerbations, pneumonia and larger improvement in FEV 1 than long-acting beta-agonists plus inhaled corticosteroids In stable COPD, long-acting muscarinic antagonist plus long-acting beta-agonists resulted in less exacerbations, pneumonia and larger improvement in FEV 1 than long-acting beta-agonists plus inhaled corticosteroids | BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine We use cookies to improve our service (...) name or password? You are here In stable COPD, long-acting muscarinic antagonist plus long-acting beta-agonists resulted in less exacerbations, pneumonia and larger improvement in FEV 1 than long-acting beta-agonists plus inhaled corticosteroids Article Text Commentary General medicine In stable COPD, long-acting muscarinic antagonist plus long-acting beta-agonists resulted in less exacerbations, pneumonia and larger improvement in FEV 1 than long-acting beta-agonists plus inhaled corticosteroids

2017 Evidence-Based Medicine (Requires free registration)

33. Pulmonary Rehabilitation as a Mechanism to Reduce Hospitalizations for Acute Exacerbations of COPD: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Pulmonary Rehabilitation as a Mechanism to Reduce Hospitalizations for Acute Exacerbations of COPD: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Acute exacerbation of COPD (AECOPD) has a significant impact on health-care use, including physician visits and hospitalizations. Previous studies and reviews have shown that pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) has many benefits, but the effect on hospitalizations for AECOPD is inconclusive.A literature search was carried out to find studies that might help

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2016 EvidenceUpdates

34. The role of complement activation in COPD exacerbation recovery (PubMed)

The role of complement activation in COPD exacerbation recovery Rise in sputum complement (C3a, C5a) levels during COPD exacerbation is associated with recovery time http://ow.ly/ZaPj303xxPf.

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2016 ERJ open research

35. A validation of the National Early Warning Score to predict outcome in patients with COPD exacerbation (PubMed)

A validation of the National Early Warning Score to predict outcome in patients with COPD exacerbation The National Early Warning Score (NEWS), proposed as a standardised track and trigger system, may perform less well in acute exacerbation of COPD (AECOPD). This study externally validated NEWS and modifications (Chronic Respiratory Early Warning Score (CREWS) and Salford-NEWS) in AECOPD.An observational cohort study (2012-2014, two UK acute medical units (AMUs)), compared AECOPD (2361

2016 EvidenceUpdates

36. Bronchodilators delivered by nebuliser versus pMDI with spacer or DPI for exacerbations of COPD. (PubMed)

Bronchodilators delivered by nebuliser versus pMDI with spacer or DPI for exacerbations of COPD. Bronchodilators are a central component for treating exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) all over the world. Clinicians often use nebulisers as a mode of delivery, especially in the acute setting, and many patients seem to benefit from them. However, evidence supporting this choice from systematic analysis is sparse, and available data are frequently biased by the inclusion (...) searched the Cochrane Airways Group Trial Register and reference lists of articles up to 1 July 2016.RCTs of both parallel and cross-over designs. We included RCTs during COPD exacerbations, whether measured during hospitalisation or in an outpatient setting. We excluded RCTs involving mechanically ventilated patients due to the different condition of both patients and airways in this setting.Two review authors independently assessed studies for inclusion, extracted data and assessed the risk of bias

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2016 Cochrane

37. The inflammasome pathway in stable COPD and acute exacerbations (PubMed)

The inflammasome pathway in stable COPD and acute exacerbations Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is characterised by pulmonary and systemic inflammation that bursts during exacerbations of the disease (ECOPD). The NLRP3 inflammasome is a key regulatory molecule of the inflammatory response. Its role in COPD is unclear. We investigated the NLRP3 inflammasome status in: 1) lung tissue samples from 38 patients with stable COPD, 15 smokers with normal spirometry and 14 never-smokers (...) ; and 2) sputum and plasma samples from 56 ECOPD patients, of whom 41 could be reassessed at clinical recovery. We observed that: 1) in lung tissue samples of stable COPD patients, NLRP3 and interleukin (IL)-1β mRNA were upregulated, but both caspase-1 and ASC were mostly in inactive form, and 2) during infectious ECOPD, caspase-1, oligomeric ASC and associated cytokines (IL-1β, IL-18) were significantly increased in sputum compared with clinical recovery. The NLRP3 inflammasome is primed

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2016 ERJ open research

38. Another Choice for Prevention of COPD Exacerbations. (PubMed)

Another Choice for Prevention of COPD Exacerbations. 27181835 2016 06 21 2018 12 02 1533-4406 374 23 2016 Jun 09 The New England journal of medicine N. Engl. J. Med. Another Choice for Prevention of COPD Exacerbations. 2284-6 10.1056/NEJMe1604444 Donohue James F JF From the Division of Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill. eng Editorial Comment 2016 05 15 United States N Engl J Med 0255562 0028-4793 0

2016 NEJM

39. Understanding variation in length of hospital stay for COPD exacerbation: European COPD audit (PubMed)

Understanding variation in length of hospital stay for COPD exacerbation: European COPD audit Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) care across Europe has high heterogeneity with respect to cost and the services available. Variations in length of stay (LOS) may be attributed to patient characteristics, resource and organisational characteristics, and/or the so-called hospital cluster effect. The European COPD Audit in 13 countries included data from 16 018 hospitalised patients (...) . The recorded variables included information on patient and disease characteristics, and resources available. Variables associated with LOS were evaluated by a multivariate, multilevel analysis. Mean±sd LOS was 8.7±8.3 days (median 7 days, interquartile range 4-11 days). Crude variability between countries was reduced after accounting for clinical factors and the clustering effect. The main factors associated with LOS being longer than the median were related to disease or exacerbation severity, including

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2016 ERJ open research

40. Validation of the DECAF score to predict hospital mortality in acute exacerbations of COPD (PubMed)

Validation of the DECAF score to predict hospital mortality in acute exacerbations of COPD Hospitalisation due to acute exacerbations of COPD (AECOPD) is common, and subsequent mortality high. The DECAF score was derived for accurate prediction of mortality and risk stratification to inform patient care. We aimed to validate the DECAF score, internally and externally, and to compare its performance to other predictive tools.The study took place in the two hospitals within the derivation study

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2016 EvidenceUpdates