Increasing implementation and delivery of pulmonary rehabilitation: key messages from the new ATS/ERS policy statement
Post date: May 1, 2016 5:29:32 AM
The Policy Statement was approved by the Board of Directors of the ATS and the Science Council and Executive Committee of the ERS. This editorial provides European Respiratory Journal readers with a concise reflection on the key issues addressed and summarises the policy recommendations made in the ATS/ERS Policy Statement to enhance implementation, use and delivery of pulmonary rehabilitation.
ATS/ERS Policy Statement
Rochester CL, Vogiatzis I, Holland AE, Lareau SC, Marciniuk DD, Puhan MA, Spruit MA, Masefield S, Casaburi R, Clini EM, Crouch R, Garcia-Aymerich J, Garvey C, Goldstein RS, Hill K, Morgan M, Nici L, Pitta F, Ries AL, Singh SJ, Troosters T, Wijkstra PJ, Yawn BP, ZuWallack RL; ATS/ERS Task Force on Policy in Pulmonary Rehabilitation. An Official American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society Policy Statement: Enhancing Implementation, Use, and Delivery of Pulmonary Rehabilitation. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2015 Dec 1;192(11):1373-86. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201510-1966ST.