Among the several components constituting a pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) course, education may contribute to an individual's recognition of symptoms and worsening of the disease. However, the specific benefits of education is far greater than can be clearly documented to the health care providers. The aim of our preliminary study was to assess the learning impact of educational sessions (ES) in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) patients referred to standard PR.

Learning impact of education during pulmonary rehabilitation program. An observational short-term cohort study

CRISAFULLI, Ernesto;
2010-01-01

Abstract

Among the several components constituting a pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) course, education may contribute to an individual's recognition of symptoms and worsening of the disease. However, the specific benefits of education is far greater than can be clearly documented to the health care providers. The aim of our preliminary study was to assess the learning impact of educational sessions (ES) in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) patients referred to standard PR.
Aged
Chi-Square Distribution
Female
Humans
Linear Models
Male
Observation
Prospective Studies
Pulmonary Disease
Chronic Obstructive
Quality of Life
Respiratory Function Tests
Statistics
Nonparametric
Surveys and Questionnaires
Treatment Outcome
Patient Education as Topic
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