Friday, June 16, 2006

Clinical pathways and COPD

Canadian researchers have published a paper in JAMA that looks at the impact of clinical pathways on the care of nursing home residents with COPD. They looked at whether the use of a pathway could reduce hospitalisation, complications and costs and concluded that it could.

The paper is in JAMA: and the trial is registed in - go to to see full details of the trial.

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