TITLE

Update and Future Directions in the Pharmacological Treatment of Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

AUTHOR(S)
LeBlanc, Pierre
PUB. DATE
June 2001
SOURCE
Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Jun2001 Supplement, Vol. 24, pS13
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents update and discusses the future directions in the pharmacological treatment of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). COPD is characterized by a progressive development of airflow limitation that is not fully reversible. Its incidence is increasing worldwide and there is a need to develop new treatments to prevent the progression of the disease which results in a large consumption of health care resources.
ACCESSION #
23218913

 

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