Annual Congress Glasgow 2004

Saturday, 04.09.2004
Sunday, 05.09.2004
Monday, 06.09.2004
Tuesday, 07.09.2004
Wednesday, 08.09.2004

Citations should be made in the following way: Authors. Title. Eur Respir J 2004; 24: Suppl. 48, abstract number.


Material from 2004:
  • 3888 Abstracts
  • 555 Slide presentations
  • 20 Webcasts
  • 96 Handouts
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Acute and chronic management of COPD

Thematic Poster Session
Chairs: H. Worth (Fuerth, Germany), F. Gigliotti (Florence, Italy)
Exacerbations of COPD: relationship between presenting symptoms and outcome
T. M. Wilkinson, J. R. Hurst, W. R. Perera, G. C. Donaldson, J. A. Wedzicha (London, United Kingdom)
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Assessing the burden of repeated exacerbations among COPD patients
Y. S. Punekar, M. D. Spencer (Greenford, United Kingdom)
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An analysis of an acute intervention respiratory service (AIRS)
S. Hoyle, S. Butler, A. Webster, S. Heaton (Manchester, United Kingdom)
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Evaluation of costs of inhospital treatment of COPD exacerbations
K. Jahnz-Rózyk, T. Targowski, S. From (Warsaw, Poland)
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Clinical pathway for acute COPD exacerbations
M. Van Vliet, G. Celis, M. A. Spruit, A. Schoonis, M. Decramer (Leuven, Belgium)
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A comparison of intravenous versus oral administration of corticosteroids in the treatment of patients admitted to the hospital with an exacerbation of COPD
Y. P. De Jong, S. M. Uil, H. P. Grotjohan, D. S. Postma, H. A. M. Kerstjens, J. W. K. van den Berg (Zwolle, Groningen, The Netherlands)
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Qualitative process review of the Sheffield COPD supported discharge care pathway: can patients have safe care at home?
J. Dean, A. Hutchinson, R. Lawson, P. Anderson (Sheffield, United Kingdom)
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Weaning success and in-hospital mortality among ventilator dependent patients in a respiratory intermediate care unit (RICU)
V. Tsara, E. Serasli, P. Kakavelas, V. Voutsas, O. Mavridou, P. Christaki (Thessaloniki, Greece)
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Telemedicine as a valuable tool in home monitoring of COPD patients
P. G. Giovas, T. A. Vontetsianos, T. E. Katsaras, A. G. Kostorizos, A. G. Rigopoulou, G. A. Kontopirgias, N. P. Vasilopoulos (Athens, Greece)
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A public health approach to COPD
D. MacIntyre, R. D. Stevenson, N. C. Thomson, C. Morrison (Glasgow, United Kingdom)
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The determinants of survival for patients requiring long-term mechanical ventilation
Y. K. Wu, Y. H. Tsai, M. J. Hsieh, C. C. Huang (Taipai, Taiwan)
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The use of ambulatory oxygen therapy in COPD
C. J. Morgan, S. J. Singh, M. D. L. Morgan (University Hospitals of Leicester, United Kingdom)
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Is a domiciliary COPD care management programme cost-effective?
C. Trescoli-Serrano, P. J. Cordero-Rodriguez, M. Peris-Godoy, A. Alvarez-Martin, J. V. Greses-Giner, M. J. Mengual-Alarte, J. L. Gonzalvez-Perales (Alzira, Spain)
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Health-related quality of life and chronic respiratory failure in routine ambulatory follow up
C. Gut-gobert, F. Couturaud, R. Kessler, C. Allard, J. Clavier, C. Leroyer (Brest, Strasbourg, France)
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Do users want to be involved in respiratory service development?
P. Watson, S. Dogan, K. Purvis, O. A. Afolabi (North Shields, United Kingdom)
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Comparisons among various QOL assessments and clinical outcomes for one year in elderly patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
R. Wakabayashi, K. Yamaguchi, E. Handa, K. Segawa, A. Murata, K. Kida (Tokyo, Japan)
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Evaluation of health related quality of life in patients with stable chronic respiratory failure
V. Tsara, E. Serasli, Z. Katsarou, P. Stiropoulos, E. Nena, D. Karampekos, P. Christaki (Thessaloniki, Greece)
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Palliative care in terminal cardio-pulmonary patients
M. Lusuardi, L. Spagnolatti, M. Massobrio, M. Donateo, E. Iori, L. Lusetti, I. Argentini, S. Bendinelli, G. Vezzosi (Correggio, Italy)
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Psychology rehabilitation (PR): influence on the course of disease, psychological status (PS) and the smoking cessation rate (SCR) in patients with COPD
T. O. Pertseva, L. I. Konopkina, K. Y. Gashynova (Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine)
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Are patients with respiratory disease deterred from flying?
H. K. Ramadan, R. K. Coker, M. R. Partridge (London, United Kingdom)
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