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COPD Clinical Trial
NCT01742338 | Phase 4 | Interventional
Have you or your loved ones been diagnosed with copd?
You may be eligible to participate in a copd clinical trial.
Have you or your loved ones been diagnosed with copd? You may be eligible to participate in a copd clinical trial.
Details for the study
Inclusion Criteria: i. Patients with a diagnosis of COPD, emphysema, or chronic bronchitis ii. Age ≥ 40 years-old iii. Smoking history ≥ 10 pack-years iv. Presentation to the emergency room with increased dyspnea, increased sputum, or increased cough v. Admission to the hospital Exclusion Criteria: i. Alternative diagnosis for cause of dyspnea, increased sputum or cough ii. Patients who requires intubation at time of recruitment iii. Patients who are unable to give consent iv. Patients who are pregnant or could be pregnant or are currently breast-feeding v. Women of child-bearing age who cannot use methods of contraception as described in the consent, including condoms, female condoms, cervical caps, diaphragms, and intra uterine devices. vi. Patients who were previously entered into the trial and are re-admitted to the hospital with a new COPD exacerbation.