Efficacy of supervised exercise following pulmonary rehabilitation on health status: systematic review protocol

Jenkins, Alex and Curtis, Ffion and Jones, Arwel and Gowler, Holly (2017) Efficacy of supervised exercise following pulmonary rehabilitation on health status: systematic review protocol. PROSPERO International prospective register of systematic reviews . ISSN .

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Abstract

Condition or domain being studied
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary disease (COPD) is defined as a preventable and treatable disease characterised by airflow limitation that is not fully reversible (GOLD, 2010). COPD is now the third leading cause of mortality worldwide (British Thoracic Society, 2006). The main cause for hospitalisations in COPD is exacerbations of respiratory symptoms (World Health Organisation, 2012).
Review question
To assess the efficacy of continued supervised exercise training following completion of pulmonary rehabilitation on COPD-related health status.

Additional Information:Systematic review protocol
Keywords:pulmonary rehabilitation, COPD
Subjects:B Subjects allied to Medicine > B900 Others in Subjects allied to Medicine
Divisions:College of Social Science > Lincoln Institute of Health
ID Code:28321
Deposited On:23 Aug 2017 13:23

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