|Outcomes at 2-3 months after initial exacerbation||Number of trials||Weighted event rates||RRR (95% CI)|
|*Abbreviations defined in glossary; RRR and CI calculated from data in article using a fixed effects model.|
|Patients readmitted to hospital||7||28%||31%||11% (−12 to 28)|
|Mortality||6||5.3%||8.7%||39% (−5 to 64)|
Review: hospital at home is as effective as inpatient care for mortality and hospital readmissions in patients with acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
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