discharged from a hospital for a COPD exacerbation?
Protocol: STUDY00003792
Full Title
A qualitative study to understand patient and social factors related to nebulizer use at the transition of care in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Description
Have you recently been hospitalized for a COPD exacerbation and are currently on nebulizer therapy? You may be eligible for our study where we
are looking to better understand how patients manage their nebulizer at home.

You will take part in one 30-45 minute interview either over the phone, video conference, or in-person. Study takes place at the location of your choice.

Technical Description

In this study, we propose a qualitative approach to evaluate and better understand nebulizer therapy at the transition of care for an acute exacerbation of COPD (AECOPD). Qualitative methods will be used to describe underlying COPD patient and social factors contributing to practical difficulties with nebulizer use at the transition of care. The following is the overall objective of this proposal:

1. To qualitatively describe underlying COPD patient and social factors contributing to practical difficulties with nebulizer use at the transition of care that influence hospital readmissions.
Compensation: Yes
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Compensation may include cash, checks, gift cards, debit cards, or incentives like gift baskets, technology items, or merchandise.
Eligibility
Adults ages 40+.
Have been recently discharged from a hospital for a COPD exacerbation.
Are currently on nebulizer therapy to treat your COPD.
Age Group: Adults
Principal Investigator: DAVID JACOBS
Contact(s)
Meghan Allen
mmallen@buffalo.edu
+1 607-346-1370
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Enrollment Update

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