Gender differences in emergency department patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbation Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Emergency Service, Hospital
  • Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive

abstract

  • Men and women who present to the ED for treatment of an exacerbation of COPD have substantial differences in long-term medication use, self-treatment during exacerbation, delay in emergency care, and post-ED outcomes. Further studies are warranted to confirm and explain these gender-related differences.

publication date

  • December 2005

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1197/j.aem.2005.06.025

PubMed ID

  • 16282511

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1173

end page

  • 9

volume

  • 12

number

  • 12