Predicting Length of Stay and Mortality in Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease at the Intensive Care Unit

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Toptas M., Kekecoglu A., Yurt S., Onur S. T., Karapinar K., Akkoc I., ...More

ISTANBUL MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.23, no.3, pp.205-209, 2022 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 23 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/imj.galenos.2022.84579
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.205-209
  • Keywords: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, mortality, predictors, length of stay, HOSPITAL MORTALITY, NONINVASIVE VENTILATION, MECHANICAL VENTILATION, PROGNOSTIC ROLE, FAILURE, COPD, SURVIVAL, RISK, ICU
  • Bezmialem Vakıf University Affiliated: Yes


Introduction: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a worldwide public health challenge because it affects more than 5% of the population. Early identification of the patients at risk of severe disease or death gives the clinician the chance to initiate rapid and aggressive treatment, and thereby save lives.