Co-requérants du projet (non Unisanté): Bridevaux, Pierre-Olivier (Hôpital du Valais)
Collaboratrices et collaborateurs
Peytremann Bridevaux Isabelle
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a progressive respiratory disorder characterized by acute exacerbations that contribute to physical impairment and increased healthcare use and costs. Given the increasing burden of this disease in terms of morbidity, disability, mortality and costs, innovative care models centered on patients and aiming at improving quality and comprehensiveness of care are needed. Effective implementation and evaluation of chronic disease management programs, in the real world context is very important, especially in a real world context.
To conduct a comprehensive evaluation of a pilot study assessing the acceptability, feasibility and effectiveness of a community-based program for COPD patients residing in the canton of Valais/Switzerland using both quantitative and qualitative methods.