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Mortality - exacerbation is 5-14 Mortality admitted to an...

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Morbidity/Mortality Each year approximately 123,000 people die from COPD each year in the United StatesCOPD is the sixth leading cause of death in the world and fourth in the United States. It is the third most common cause of hospitalization. The mortality of patients hospitalized with COPD
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Unformatted text preview: exacerbation is 5-14%. Mortality admitted to an ICU for exacerbation is 24%. For patients 65 years or older discharged from ICU after treatment for an exacerbation, the 1-year mortality rate is 59%....
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