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

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 6, 2012
Last Update Posted : March 6, 2012
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Indranil Chakravorty, East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust

Brief Summary:
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.

Condition or disease

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 70 participants
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
Study Start Date : January 2009
Actual Study Completion Date : January 2010

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MedlinePlus related topics: Rehabilitation

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Ages Eligible for Study:   40 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Inclusion Criteria:

  • COPD

Exclusion Criteria:

Responsible Party: Indranil Chakravorty, Consultant Physician, East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust Identifier: NCT01545128     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 07/H0311/87
First Posted: March 6, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 6, 2012
Last Verified: March 2012

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

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases