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Improved Sleep Quality May Improve Self-Efficacy in Patients With COPD

Key clinical point: One-third of patients with COPD reported health-related sleep disturbance.

Major finding: Scores on a measure of poor sleep appear to be independently related to scores on measures of health-related QOL and self-efficacy.

Study details: Prospective, cross-sectional study of 148 male patients with COPD.

Disclosures: No study funding is reported, and the authors have no disclosures.


Lee SH et al. Clin Respir J. 2019 Aug 26. doi: 10.1111/crj.13085