School of Pharmacy
COPD, Cost, Hospitalization, Length of stay
Objective: The objective of this study is to develop a national assessment of the length of stay (LOS), total costs, and in-hospital mortality among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), using retrospective data derived from Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS) of the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP).
Rane, P. (2009). Hospital Resource Utilization among Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease - An Analysis of 2002 - 2005 Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project Data (Master's thesis, Duquesne University). Retrieved from https://dsc.duq.edu/etd/1084