Underdiagnosis and Overdiagnosis of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Posted on 15 November 2018, English, Pulmonary Function Test, Scientific

American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine

This Concise Clinical Review published on the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine examines the problem and the prevalence of under-diagnosis and over-diagnosis of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.

Airflow obstruction: is it asthma or is it COPD?

Posted on 13 December 2016, Pulmonary Function Test, Scientific

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An interesting study in the International Journal Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease traces the difficulties to differentiate asthma from COPD.