Fatigue linked to COPD severity, hospitalization risk

Posted: 3/11/2013

From medwireNews:

Fatigue is associated with disease severity in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), researchers confirm.

Importantly, Johanna Paddison (Repatriation General Hospital, Adelaide, Australia) and team also found that, independent of disease severity, fatigue is a significant predictor for hospitalization risk in patients with the lung disease. Read more.