oa Modern Medicine - Chronic obstructive airways disease: diagnosis, management and monitoring
|Article Title||Chronic obstructive airways disease: diagnosis, management and monitoring|
|© Publisher:||Infixion Media (Pty) Ltd|
|Affiliations||1 Repiratory Unit, Repatriation General Hospital, Daw Park and Department of Medicine, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia|
|Publication Date||Mar 1991|
|Pages||43 - 53|
|Keyword(s)||Chronic obstructive airway disease, Classification, Clinical features, Diagnosis, Management and Monitoring|
ï¿½Chronic obstructive airways diseaseï¿½ (COAD) is a term used commonly for a collection of respiratory problems occurring in adults, characterized by slowing of forced expiratory airflow and resulting in a variety of symptoms. It includes asthma, chronic bronchitis and emphysema.
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