Patient population: 

 
  • 59 patients received HOT

 

  • 57 patients received HOT and HMV
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Randomized treatment:

 

  • General COPD education

 

  • Treatment guidelines

 

  • Device usage 
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Patient education was supplied in the following areas:

 

  • General COPD education

 

  • Treatment guidelines

 

  • Device usage 
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Follow-up:

Patients were seen for follow up visits:

 
  • 6 weeks

 

  • 3 months

 

  • 6 months

 

  • 12 months
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Results:

Median admission-free survival:

 

  • HOT HMV: 4.3 months

 

  • HOT: 1.4 months 
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