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Table 2 Overview of measurements per time point

From: Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of early assisted discharge for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease exacerbations: the design of a randomised controlled trial

Measurement T0 T1 T2 T3 T4
Demographic characteristics x     
Smoking x     
Body Mass Index x     
Living situation x     
Comorbidity x     
Coping style (UCL)   x    
Medical treatment prior to admission x     
Exacerbation severity x     
Indication for admission x     
Clinical COPD Questionnaire (CCQ) x x x   x
EuroQol 5D (EQ-5D)   x x   x
   patient satisfaction    x   x
   primary caregiver satisfaction    x   x
Caregiver Strain Index    x   x
Treatment Failures    x   
Readmissions      x
Mortality      x
Cost diary    x (IG) x x
Discrete Choice Experiment     x  
Lung function testing      x
6 Minute Walking Distance      x
  1. T0 = baseline; T1 = randomisation; T2 = end of supervised treatment; T3 = follow up 1; T4 = follow up 2; IG = intervention group only