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Maintaining quality of life in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) by extending the maintenance phase of community-based pulmonary rehabilitation: protocol for a randomised controlled trial (ComEx3 Study)

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  • Derrick Lopez School of Population and Global Health, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Nola Cecins Physiotherapy Department, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Nedlands, Western Australia, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Joanne Cockram Community Physiotherapy Services, Perth, Western Australia, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Anna Collins Community Physiotherapy Services, Perth, Western Australia, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Holly Landers School of Population and Global Health, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, AustraliaJoondalup Health Campus, Joondalup, Western Australia, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Frank Sanfilippo School of Population and Global Health, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Tom Briffa School of Population and Global Health, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Fraser Brims School of Population and Global Health, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, AustraliaRespiratory Medicine, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Nedlands, Western Australia, AustraliaMedical School, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia, AustraliaInstitute for Respiratory Health, Perth, Western Australia, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Elizabeth Geelhoed School of Allied Health, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Kevin Murray School of Population and Global Health, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Kirsten Phillips Lung Foundation Australia, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • David Preen School of Population and Global Health, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Susan Jenkins School of Population and Global Health, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, AustraliaPhysiotherapy Department, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Nedlands, Western Australia, AustraliaInstitute for Respiratory Health, Perth, Western Australia, AustraliaSchool of Physiotherapy and Exercise Science, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Dr Derrick Lopez; derrick.lopez{at}uwa.edu.au
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Lopez D, Cecins N, Cockram J, et al
Maintaining quality of life in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) by extending the maintenance phase of community-based pulmonary rehabilitation: protocol for a randomised controlled trial (ComEx3 Study)

Publication history

  • Received December 16, 2019
  • Revised February 7, 2020
  • Accepted February 10, 2020
  • First published March 24, 2020.
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March 24, 2020

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