Pulmonary rehabilitation following exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Puhan, Milo A × Gimeno-Santos, Elena Scharplatz, Madlaina Troosters, Thierry Walters, E Haydn Steurer, Johann #
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews issue:10 pages:CD005305
Pulmonary rehabilitation has become a cornerstone in the management of patients with stable Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). Systematic reviews have shown large and important clinical effects of pulmonary rehabilitation in these patients. However, in unstable COPD patients who have recently suffered an exacerbation, the effects of pulmonary rehabilitation are less established.