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Domiciliary pulse-oximetry at exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: prospective pilot study

Hurst, JR; Donaldson, GC; Quint, JK; Goldring, JJ; Patel, AR; Wedzicha, JA; (2010) Domiciliary pulse-oximetry at exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: prospective pilot study. BMC Pulmonary Medicine , 10 , Article 52. 10.1186/1471-2466-10-52. Green open access

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Abstract

The ability to objectively differentiate exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) from day-to-day symptom variations would be an important development in clinical practice and research. We assessed the ability of domiciliary pulse oximetry to achieve this.

Type: Article
Title: Domiciliary pulse-oximetry at exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: prospective pilot study
Location: England
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2466-10-52
Publisher version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2466-10-52
Language: English
Additional information: © 2010 Hurst et al; licensee BioMed Central Ltd. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. PMCID: PMC2978135
Keywords: Activities of Daily Living, Aged, Female, Heart Rate, Humans, Male, Monitoring, Ambulatory, Oximetry, Oxygen, Pilot Projects, Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
UCL classification: UCL
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UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Medical Sciences > Div of Medicine
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Medical Sciences > Div of Medicine > Respiratory Medicine
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1298729
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