Journal Club

Journal Club

The ATS Assembly on Pulmonary Rehabilitation announces the next edition of its Journal Club, on Wednesday September 25th, 2019 at 11:00 am EDT, on the use of video telehealth pulmonary rehabilitation intervention in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.   

André Nyberg (RPT, MSc Sport Medicine and Physiotherapy, Associate Professor, Umeå University, Sweden) will present the paper entitled ‘Video Telehealth Pulmonary Rehabilitation Intervention in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Reduces 30-Day Re-admissions’. This paper was published in Am J Respir Crit Care Med in August 2019.   

We will be joined by the first author of the paper, Dr. Surya P Bhatt (MD, MSPH, Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine., Associate Professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham).  The expert panel will comprise of Dr. Heleen Demeyer (PT, PhD, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, KU Leuven).  The discussion will be moderated by Dr. Dmitry Rozenberg (MD PhD, Pulmonology and Rehabilitation, Assistant Professor, University Health Network, Toronto). 

The web-based platform allows for a live and interactive Journal Club with real-time discussion both online and via telephone. Please use a landline phone or VoIP for the call.

You will need to register for the webinar in order to participate in the Journal Club. Registration is free. To reserve your Webinar seat today please click here.

It is a pleasure to invite you to participate with this session and look forward to a stimulating discussion. 

Claire Nolan, MSc, PhD
Web Committee, ATS Assembly of Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Dr. Rachael Evans, MBChB, PhD
Web Editor, ATS Assembly of Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Professor Anne Holland, PhD,
Chair, ATS Assembly of Pulmonary Rehabilitation

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Last Reviewed: September 2019