To help patients and medical professionals stay current with new research, latest therapies, legislative issues, ways to get involved, treatment and management guidelines and other useful information for patients and medical professionals, the COPD Foundation produces various resources for you. These resources are free!

For Patients

COPD Digest

The COPD Digest is the first free, internationally distributed online magazine on COPD. The COPD Digest disseminates up-to-date information on research, latest therapies, pertinent legislative issues, patient stories and other useful information for individuals living with COPD and their caregivers and families worldwide. The COPD Digest fills a knowledge gap about COPD management that exists in both the patient and physician population.

The COPD Pocket Consultant Guide Mobile App

The COPD Pocket Consultant Guide Mobile App, available for iOS and Android features a track for patients and caregivers. This app, which costs nothing to download, is designed to improve disease management and communication with a patient’s healthcare team.

For Medical Professionals

COPD Pocket Consultant Guide

The COPD Pocket Consultant guide is a 4” x 6” folded tent card that contains essential information from expert-approved guidelines used to diagnose and treat an individual with COPD.

It includes a list of common symptoms for diagnosis of COPD, a chart of commonly used formulations of drugs for COPD, recommended therapy for each stage of COPD, and the COPD Assessment Test (CAT).

The COPD Pocket Consultant guide is available in hard copy, a PDF download and as an app for iOS and Android. You can access the PDF Download in our downloads library.


The COPD Foundation’s PRAXIS is an initiative for healthcare professionals, health systems administrators and policy makers created to improve COPD care across the continuum and reduce preventable hospital readmissions.

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases: Journal of the COPD Foundation

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases: Journal of the COPD Foundation is an open access, peer-reviewed medical/scientific journal dedicated to publishing original research, reviews, and communications related to COPD. Articles are published online as quickly as possible following peer review and editorial acceptance and then aggregated into quarterly issues, and made available to the COPD medical/research community at no charge. The Journal is indexed by PubMed, PubMed Central, Scopus and Web of Science.

COPD Foundation Publications Policy

Please click here to download the COPD Foundation Publications Policy.