Journal article icon

Journal article

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: management of chronic disease

Abstract:

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the third leading cause of death worldwide, affecting an estimated 3 million people in the UK. The most common cause is tobacco smoke. Patients with COPD experience a high symptom burden, worsened during disease instability (termed exacerbations or ‘lung attacks’), and a multidisciplinary approach should be adopted to manage this chronic lung disease. Diagnosis requires clinical and functional assessment to tailor treatments towards symptoms; th...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted manuscript

Actions


Access Document


Files:
Publisher copy:
10.1016/j.mpmed.2016.02.019

Authors


More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDM, Target Discovery Institute
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDM
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDM
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Medicine Journal website
Volume:
44
Issue:
5
Pages:
310–313
Publication date:
2016-04-05
DOI:
ISSN:
1357-3039
URN:
uuid:f10b5039-7064-47c5-b9ed-fe52b70224d9
Source identifiers:
625093
Local pid:
pubs:625093

Terms of use


Metrics



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

TO TOP