Annual Congress Vienna 2003

Saturday, 27.09.2003
Sunday, 28.09.2003
Monday, 29.09.2003
Tuesday, 30.09.2003
Wednesday, 01.10.2003

Citations should be made in the following way: Authors. Title. Eur Respir J 2003; 22: Suppl. 45, abstract number.

Material from 2003:
  • 3196 Abstracts
  • 374 Slide presentations
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Integrated care for acute exacerbations in COPD

Major Symposium
Chairs: E. F. M. Wouters (Maastricht, The Netherlands), M. Connor (Dublin, Ireland)
Aims: Acute exacerbations form an important burden and challenge in the management of COPD patients. Limited data are available about pharmacological treatment of these acute events in the natural course of the disease. This symposium focuses on care-related aspects in the management, as well as in the prevention, of these acute events.
Self-management education and acute exacerbations of COPD - the COPE study
P. van der Valk (Enschede, The Netherlands)
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Rehabilitation and acute exacerbations
T. Troosters (Leuven, Belgium)
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