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Geographic Isolation Shows Higher Risk for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary-Disease Related Mortality: A Cohort Study

Description
Examines the risk for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) exacerbation-related mortality for veterans living in isolated rural, rural, and urban areas.
Author(s)
Thad E. Abrams, Mary Vaughan-Sarrazin, Vince S. Fan, Peter J. Kaboli
Date
2012
Type
Document
Organizations
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Rural Health Resource Centers
Tagged as
Chronic respiratory conditions · Mortality · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Veterans