Retrospective Study
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World J Clin Cases. Jul 26, 2021; 9(21): 5840-5849
Published online Jul 26, 2021. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v9.i21.5840
Value of refined care in patients with acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Na Na, Su-Ling Guo, Ying-Ying Zhang, Mei Ye, Na Zhang, Gui-Xia Wu, Le-Wei Ma
Na Na, Gui-Xia Wu, Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, The Affiliated Hospital of Qingdao University, Qingdao 266003, Shandong Province, China
Su-Ling Guo, Department of Hematology, The Eighth Medical Center, General Hospital of Chinese PLA, Beijing 100091, China
Ying-Ying Zhang, Operation Room, The Fourth People’s Hospital of Jinan, Jinan 250031, Shandong Province, China
Mei Ye, Department of Gynecology and Pediatrics, PLA Rocket Force Characteristic Medical Center, Beijing 100088, China
Na Zhang, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, The Affiliated Yantai Yuhuangding Hospital of Qingdao University, Yantai 264000, Shandong Province, China
Le-Wei Ma, Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Jinan Central Hospital, Jinan 250013, Shandong Province, China
Author contributions: Na N and Guo SL design the study; Zhang YY drafted the work; Ye M and Wu GX collected the data; Wu GX analyzed and interpreted the data; Zhang N and Ma LE wrote the article.
Institutional review board statement: The study was approved by the Medical Ethics Committee of the Affiliated Hospital of Qingdao University.
Informed consent statement: All study participants or their legal guardian provided informed written consent about personal and medical data collection prior to study enrolment.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors declare that there is no conflict of interest to disclose.
Data sharing statement: No additional data are available.
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Corresponding author: Le-Wei Ma, Bachelor degree, Supervisor nurse, Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Jinan Central Hospital, No. 105 Jiefang Road, Jinan 250013, Shandong Province, China.
Received: February 23, 2021
Peer-review started: February 23, 2021
First decision: March 25, 2021
Revised: April 6, 2021
Accepted: May 21, 2021
Article in press: May 21, 2021
Published online: July 26, 2021
Core Tip

Core Tip: This study confirmed the positive effect of refined nursing strategy on acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients with difficulty in expectoration. It can promote expectoration, improve clinical symptoms, and improve the quality of life.