Resource Use Study in COPD (RUSIC): A prospective Study to Quantify the Effects of COPD Exacerbations on Health Care Resource Use Among COPD Patients

Canadian Respiratory Journal. 2007;14(3):145-152 DOI 10.1155/2007/921914

 

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Journal Title: Canadian Respiratory Journal

ISSN: 1198-2241 (Print); 1916-7245 (Online)

Publisher: Hindawi Limited

LCC Subject Category: Medicine: Internal medicine: Specialties of internal medicine: Diseases of the respiratory system

Country of publisher: United Kingdom

Language of fulltext: English

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AUTHORS

J Mark FitzGerald (Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada)
Jennifer M Haddon (Boehringer Ingelheim (Canada) Limited, Burlington, Ontario, Canada)
Carole Bradley-Kennedy (Boehringer Ingelheim (Canada) Limited, Burlington, Ontario, Canada)
Lisa Kuramoto (Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada)
Gordon T Ford (Respiratory Division, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada)
The RUSIC Study Group

EDITORIAL INFORMATION

Blind peer review

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Instructions for authors

Time From Submission to Publication: 38 weeks

 

Abstract | Full Text

BACKGROUND: There is increasing interest in health care resource use (HRU) in Canada, particularly in resources associated with acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).