Pulmonary Rehabilitation Improves Outcome in COPD; But for How Long?

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A program of comprehensive pulmonary rehabilitation improved symptoms in a group of patients with advanced COPD. However, benefits of rehabilitation declined over time.


Ries AL et al. Effects of pulmonary rehabilitation on physiologic and psychosocial outcomes in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Ann Intern Med 1995;122:823–32.

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