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WARD-COPD: Wireless Assessment of Respiratory and Circulatory Distress in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Study design

Prospective observational study

Sample size

200 participants

Study sites

Bispebjerg Hospital

Inclusion criteria

Adult (>18 years) patients admitted with acute exacerbation of COPD (admission diagnosis)


Study procedures

Included patients are monitored with WARD equipment from admission and up to 4 days forward during hospitalization.

Primary outome

Severe adverse events (SAE’s) at 30 days and 6 months after study inclusion. 

Primary Investigator

Mikkel Elvekjær, MD, PhD student