oa Professional Nursing Today - Clinical update on the diagnosis and the role of office spirometry in COPD : clinical

Volume 10, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 1607-6672



Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the fourth leading cause of death in the world. Despite this, clinicians, pathologists and epidemiologists have struggled for years with the definitions and diagnostic criteria of disorders associated with chronic airflow limitation, including chronic bronchitis, emphysema, COPD and asthma.

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