Lung function and outcomes in emergency medical admissions

Published: 20 September 2018
Author(s): Nadim Akasheh, Declan Byrne, Peter Coss, Richard Conway, Seán Cournane, Deirdre O'Riordan, Bernard Silke
Section: Original Article

We examine the ability of pre-existing measures of Forced Expiratory Volume in 1 s (FEV1), and Diffusion Capacity for Carbon Monoxide (DLCO) to determine the subsequent 30-day mortality outcome following unselected acute medical admission.