Table 2—

Experiences of hospital at home

UKSpain
GlasgowEdinburghLiverpoolBarcelona
First author [ref.]Cotton 33Skwarska 34Davies 35Hernández 36
Subjects n81184150222
H@H/CC n41/40122/62100/50121/101
H@H Adms %19.718.325.735.3
Age yrs
 H@H68.0±1.268.5#70±871.0±9.9
 CC65.7±1.669.9#70±870.5±9.4
FEV1 L
 H@H0.94#0.77#0.82#1.2#
 CC0.95#0.66#0.76#1.1#
Females %
 H@H6048.455
 CC5461.340
Length of stay days
 H@H3.2 (1–16)51.71±2.33
 CC6.1 (1–13)75 (4–7)4.15±4.10
LTOT %16.046.113.315.3
Follow-up days60569056
Mortality %3.75.48.74.95
  • Data are presented as mean±sd or median (range) unless otherwise indicated. #: mean; : median. H@H: hospital-at-home; CC: conventional care in the hospital; Adms: admissions; FEV1: forced expiratory volume in 1 s; LTOT: long-term oxygen therapy.