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COPD

02 August 2011

New guidelines for COPD released

Four of the world's leading pulmonary associations have issued new guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), one of the world's leading killers.

Four of the world's leading pulmonary associations have issued new guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), one of the world's leading killers.

The main advice of pulmonologists worldwide is not surprising: quit smoking, especially if you've already been diagnosed with COPD. Smoking is the leading risk factor for COPD.

 

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