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Long-term evaluation of home-based pulmonary rehabilitation in patients with COPD

Overview of attention for article published in International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, September 2015
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Title
Long-term evaluation of home-based pulmonary rehabilitation in patients with COPD
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International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, September 2015
DOI 10.2147/copd.s90534
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Benoit Wallaert, Jean-Marie Grosbois, Alice Gicquello, Carole Langlois, Olivier Le Rouzic, Cecile Chenivesse, frederic Bart

Abstract

Personalized, global pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) management of patients with COPD is effective, regardless of the place in which this rehabilitation is provided. The objective of this retrospective observational study was to study the long-term outcome of exercise capacity and quality of life during management of patients with COPD treated by home-based PR. Home-based PR was administered to 211 patients with COPD (mean age, 62.3±11.1 years; mean forced expiratory volume in 1 second, 41.5%±17.7%). Home-based PR was chosen because of the distance of the patient's home from the PR center and the patient's preference. Each patient was individually managed by a team member once a week for 8 weeks with unsupervised continuation of physical exercises on the other days of the week according to an individual action plan. Exercise conditioning, therapeutic patient education, and self-management were included in the PR program. The home assessment comprised evaluation of the patient's exercise capacity by a 6-minute stepper test, Timed Up and Go test, ten times sit-to-stand test, Hospital Anxiety and Depression score, and quality of life (Visual Simplified Respiratory Questionnaire, VQ11, Maugeri Respiratory Failure 28). No incidents or accidents were observed during the course of home-based PR. The 6-minute stepper test was significantly improved after completion of the program, at 6 months and 12 months, whereas the Timed Up and Go and ten times sit-to-stand test were improved after PR and at 6 months but not at 12 months. Hospital Anxiety and Depression and quality of life scores improved after PR, and this improvement persisted at 6 months and 12 months. Home-based PR for unselected patients with COPD is effective in the short term, and this effectiveness is maintained in the medium term (6 months) and long term (12 months). Home-based PR is an alternative to outpatient management provided all activities, such as exercise conditioning, therapeutic education, and self-management are performed.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Unknown 139 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 28 20%
Student > Bachelor 26 19%
Researcher 14 10%
Student > Ph. D. Student 12 9%
Student > Doctoral Student 7 5%
Other 24 17%
Unknown 29 21%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 38 27%
Nursing and Health Professions 26 19%
Psychology 8 6%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 4 3%
Sports and Recreations 4 3%
Other 20 14%
Unknown 40 29%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 2. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 08 May 2018.
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#3,421,980
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#461
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#109,001
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Outputs of similar age from International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
#51
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