TITLE

COPD, diagrams and traditions: time to move on?

AUTHOR(S)
Vestbo, Jørgen
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Thorax;Sep2008, Vol. 63 Issue 9, p755
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the proportional Venn diagram explaining the components of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The diagram is based on clinical data, pulmonary function measurements and computed tomography (CT) findings from an ongoing study in New Zealand. It was found that asthma was a significant cause of COPD in the general population sample.
ACCESSION #
34395934

 

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