SESSION TITLE: Airways 5
SESSION TYPE: Original Investigation Poster
PRESENTED ON: Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
PURPOSE: To study the mean predictors of acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease(AECOPD) for hospitalization and intensive care unit (ICU) admission.
METHODS: 139 patients with AECOPD had admidtted to the pulmonary medicine department of medical university hospital from November 2013 to December 2015.Depending on ICU admission all patients were divided into two groups:1)64 patients with AECOPD admidtted to ICU;2)75 patients with AECOPD with admidtted to pulmonary medicine department.