Rethink rehabilitation to reverse frailty in COPD patients

Posted by on June 13, 2016 1:03 pm
Categories: health

One in four patients with COPD referred for exercise rehabilitation are frail, but nevertheless can respond favorably to rehabilitation and their frailty can be reversed, finds a new study. The findings have wider implications for treating frailty, which affects one in ten over-65s, where adapting other rehabilitation programs could potentially benefit more patients.

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