Underdiagnosed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in England: new country, same story

Mannino, D. M.
December 2006
Thorax;Dec2006, Vol. 61 Issue 12, p1032
Academic Journal
The article examines the condition of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in England. The disease is not well recognized by the public and frequently goes undiagnosed in people who have evidence of it. About 18.8% of the respondents had a diagnosis of any lung disease. The association between smoking and COPD was also found.


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