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Oral Sessions: Session 17: Free Communications - COPD |

106 Treatment of COPD exacerbation in Switzerland - results and recommendations of the European COPD Audit

M. Buess; T. Schneider; M. Maurer; H. Borer; R. Thurnheer; E. Köhler; L. Junker; K. Jahn; M. Grob; J. Rüdiger; T. Geiser; E. Helfenstein; M. Soler; R. Fiechter; T. Sigrist; P. Brun; J. Barandun; E. Koltai; J.L. Lopez-Campos; S. Hartl; M. Roberts; D. Schumann; M. Tamm; D. Stolz
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1Clinic of Pneumology and Pulmonary Cell Research, University Hospital Basel, Basel

2Kantonsspital St. Gallen, St. Gallen

3Kantonsspital Olten, Olten

4Bürgerspital Solothurn, Solothurn

5Spital Thürgau, Münsterlingen

6Kantonsspital Liestal, Liestal

7Spital Thun, Thun

8Spitalzentrum Biel, Biel

9Inselspital Bern, Bern

10Lungenpraxis Hirslanden-Klinik St. Anna, Hirslanden

11St. Claraspital, Basel

12GZO Spital, Wetzikon

13Clinic Barmelweid, Barmelweid

14Berner Reha Zentrum, Bern

15LungenZentrum Hirslanden, Hirslanden

16Gesundheitszentrum Fricktal, Fricktal, Switzerland

17Hospital Universitario Virgen del Rocio, Sevilla, Spain

18Otto Wagner Hospital, Vienna, Austria

19Queen Mary University of London, London, United Kingdom


Copyright 2017, American College of Chest Physicians and Swiss Respiratory Society SGP. All Rights Reserved.


Chest. 2017;151(5_S):A1. doi:10.1016/j.chest.2017.04.002
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Introduction: The “European COPD Audit” initiated by the European Respiratory Society (ERS) evaluated the management of hospital admissions due to exacerbation of COPD in several European Countries. Data on the treatment of severe acute exacerbation of COPD (AECOPD) in Switzerland is scarce. In light of the current guidelines, this work aims to examine the quality of care for AECOPD and to provide specific recommendations for the management of severe AECOPD in Switzerland.

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