Pulmonary rehabilitation and readmissions in COPD: Authors' reply

BMJ 2005; 330 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.330.7489.480-b (Published 24 February 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:480
  1. William D-C Man (William.man@kcl.ac.uk), MRC clinical research fellow,
  2. John Moxham, professor of respiratory medicine
  1. Respiratory Muscle Laboratory, Guy's, King's, and St Thomas' School of Medicine, King's College Hospital, London SE5 9PJ

    EDITOR—Lee correctly points out an apparent dissociation between the highly impressive clinical benefits and the non-significant changes in hospital readmission rates. The data presented, however, did show a trend towards both reduced hospital readmission rate …

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