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Obstructive Lung Diseases: COPD I |

Environmental Factors on the Influence of Migratory Birds Patients With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Yan Peng; Lixin Xie, PhD
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Chinese PLA General Hospital, Beijing, China


Copyright 2016, American College of Chest Physicians. All Rights Reserved.


Chest. 2016;149(4_S):A377. doi:10.1016/j.chest.2016.02.392
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SESSION TITLE: COPD I

SESSION TYPE: Original Investigation Poster

PRESENTED ON: Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

PURPOSE: To explore the influences of environment factors on the migratory birds patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (MDCOPD).

METHODS: Among the 82 stable MDCOPD from Beijing area in analysis. At Sanya, from October to April the following year (represent wintertime), this study gave COPD assessment test (CAT) scores and medicine research council scale (mMRC) scores respectively, every 2 months follow-up was performed. From May to September (represent summertime), when the MDCOPD patients coming back to Beijing area, this study gave CAT scores and mMRC scores respectively again, every 2 months follow-up was performed. Comparison of the stable MDCOPDs scoring change after changed the living environment. During the follow up period, if the MDCOPDs with acute exacerbation or hospitalization, this study would record it and give the scores after they were coming to stable 1month. At the same time, in the national urban air quality publishing platform record daily air quality index (AQI), record the temperature and relative humidity in the weather network

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