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GOLD Global Strategy for Diagnosis, Management, and Prevention of COPD

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Most helpful for front-line healthcare providers, this is a 117-page document including guidelines developed by the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of COPD. Major topics include an overview and discussion of the burden of COPD, factors that influence the disease, as well as pathology, pathogenesis and pathophysiology; diagnosis and assessment; therapeutic options; the management of stable COPD and exacerbations; and comorbidities.

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Citation: From the Global Strategy for the Diagnosis, Management and Prevention of COPD, Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) 2015. Available from:
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