Impact of Pulmonary Rehabilitation on Direct Healthcare Costs in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Indranil Chakravorty, East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust Identifier:
First received: March 1, 2012
Last updated: March 5, 2012
Last verified: March 2012

The purpose of this study is to study the direct cost of illness study of COPD patients who participated in a Pulmonary rehabilitation program for 8 weeks.


Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: A Retrospective Case-control Study Comparing the Direrct Healthcare Costs of Conventionally Managed COPD Patients With Those Who Have Completed a Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programme

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Further study details as provided by East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust:

Enrollment: 70
Study Start Date: January 2009
Study Completion Date: January 2010

Ages Eligible for Study:   40 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population



Inclusion Criteria:

  • COPD

Exclusion Criteria:

  • None
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Responsible Party: Indranil Chakravorty, Consultant Physician, East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust Identifier: NCT01545128     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 07/H0311/87
Study First Received: March 1, 2012
Last Updated: March 5, 2012
Health Authority: United Kingdom: Research Ethics Committee

Keywords provided by East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust:
Pulmonary rehabilitation

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lung Diseases
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Respiratory Tract Diseases processed this record on April 23, 2014