Journal article icon

Journal article

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: Management of chronic disease

Abstract:

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the disease that has been described as the epidemic of our time. Cigarette smoking is the major cause of the disease and smoking cessation is the most effective intervention in both preventing disease development and progression. Once established, COPD causes irreversible airways obstruction that often results in breathlessness. The management of this condition involves initially an accurate diagnosis and a clinical and functional assessment. Th...

Expand abstract

Actions


Access Document


Publisher copy:
10.1016/j.mpmed.2012.02.009

Authors


More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Role:
Author
Journal:
Medicine
Volume:
40
Issue:
5
Pages:
262-266
Publication date:
2012-05-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1365-4357
ISSN:
1357-3039
Source identifiers:
334004
Language:
English
Keywords:
Pubs id:
pubs:334004
UUID:
uuid:2204b06e-7c28-4ee5-a56d-3eda1a3d3910
Local pid:
pubs:334004
Deposit date:
2014-02-08

Terms of use


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP