Pulmonary rehabilitation underutilized by physicians, COPD patients, study shows

Posted by on June 9, 2016 5:44 pm
Categories: health

A new study investigating trends on the use of pulmonary rehabilitation therapy among older adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease found that this therapy was underutilized, despite its health benefits and cost effectiveness. The study is the first to describe use of PR among COPD patients in a large, nationally representative sample of U.S. patients.

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