List of papers. Paper II is removed from the thesis due to publisher restrictions.
Paper I Ying Wang, Knut Stavem, Sjur Humerfelt, Fredrik A. Dahl, Torbjørn Haugen. Factors associated with a long hospital stay in patients with acute exacerbation of COPD. Published as: Ying Wang, Knut Stavem, Fredrik A. Dahl, Sjur Humerfelt, Torbjørn Haugen. Factors associated with a prolonged length of stay after acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (AECOPD). Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis. 2014 Jan 20;9:99-105. doi:10.2147/COPD.S51467 Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution – Non Commercial (unported, v3.0) License.
Paper II Ying Wang, Knut Stavem, Sjur Humerfelt, Fredrik A. Dahl, Torbjørn Haugen. Readmissions for COPD: propensity case-matched comparison between pulmonary and non-pulmonary departments. Clin Respir J 2013 oct;7(4):375-81. doi:10.1111/crj.12018
Paper III Ying Wang, Sissel Steihaug, Torbjørn Haugen, Anne Werner. Patients with acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease feel safe when treated at home: a qualitative study. BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2012, 12:45 doi:10.1186/1471-2466-12-45 Copyright 2012 Wang et al.; licensee BioMed Central Ltd. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License