Long-term oxygen therapy in patients with diagnoses other than COPD

Claudio F. Donner, Alberto Braghiroli, Francesco Ioli, Sergio Zaccaria

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Abstract

Long-term O2 prescription in chronic non-COPD hypoxic lung disease is, at present, based largely on physiological rather than on clinical studies. Controlled long-term studies in this field are difficult to perform. The cooperation of many centers is necessary to obtain a large and homogeneous population as the incidence of these diseases is significantly lower than COPD.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)776-781
Number of pages6
JournalLung
Volume168
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1990

Keywords

  • Long-term O therapy
  • Multicenter study
  • Restrictive patients

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Physiology

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