Predicting Hospital Readmission in COPD
Predicts the risk of a patient with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) being readmitted to the hospital for an acute exacerbation.
History of a previous admission to the hospital in the past year for COPD (Y/N)
Total score on the St. George's respiratory questionnaire
PaCO2 at last hospital discharge (mm Hg)
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