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Determinants of underdiagnosis of COPD in national and international surveys.

Authors
  • Bernd, Lamprecht1
  • Joan, B Soriano2
  • Michael, Studnicka3
  • Bernhard, Kaiser4
  • Lowie, E Vanfleteren5
  • Louisa, Gnatiuc6
  • Peter, Burney6
  • Marc, Miravitlles7
  • Francisco, García-Rio8
  • Kaveh, Akbari9
  • Julio, Ancochea10
  • Ana, M Menezes11
  • Rogelio, Perez-Padilla12
  • Maria, Montes de Oca13
  • Carlos, A Torres-Duque14
  • Andres, Caballero15
  • Mauricio, González-García16
  • Sonia, Buist17
Type
Published Article
Journal
CHEST Journal
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Sep 30, 2015
Volume
148
Issue
4
Pages
971–985
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1378/chest.14-2535
PMID: 25950276
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Even with substantial heterogeneity in COPD prevalence, COPD underdiagnosis is universally high. Because effective management strategies are available for COPD, spirometry can help in the diagnosis of COPD at a stage when treatment will lead to better outcomes and improved quality of life.

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