Key clinical point: The COPD Assessment Test (CAT) is a valid and easy-to-use alternative to existing health-related quality of life (QOL) questionnaires in patients with bronchiectasis.
Major finding: The test showed strong internal consistency, repeatability, and validity.
Study details: Observational, multicenter, prospective analysis of survey use in 96 patients followed for up to 1 year.
Disclosures: Praxis Pharmaceutical funded the study. The authors have no disclosures.
De la Rosa CD et al. CHEST. 2019 Aug 22.