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evaluation of ‘care bundles’ for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (copd): a multisite study in the uk

by:Dolight LED Panel     2019-09-29
Background chronic pulmonary disease (COPD)
10% of emergency patients in the UK each year.
Nearly 33% of patients were re-admitted within 28 days of discharge.
We evaluated the effectiveness of the Emergency Department\'s implementation of the standardized care package \"care package\" for the re-admission of chronic pulmonary obstruction (ED)
Attendance, mortality, cost and process of care.
This is a hybrid approach.
Method, control before-and-
After the study was conducted through nested case studies.
31 acute hospitals in England and Wales that have introduced chronic lung disease care packages (
Place of implementation)
Or provide general care (
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Recruit monthly and provide summary data.
Additional patient personal data is available at 14 sites.
The participants were adults with acute aggravation of chronic lung obstruction.
As a result, there is no evidence that the care package has been reduced by 28-
Re-admission rate of daytime chronic lung obstruction: OR = 1. 02 (95% CI 0. 83 to 1. 26).
However, the educational attendance rate at the place of execution is lower than that at the place of comparison (
Implementation: IRR = 0. 63 (95% CI 0. 56 to 0. 71);
Comparison: IRR = 1. 12 (95% CI 1. 02 to 1. 24);
Interaction p
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