Inmaculada Alfageme

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RATIONALE Little is known about the longitudinal changes associated with using the 2013 update of the multidimensional GOLD strategy for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). OBJECTIVE To determine the COPD patient distribution of the new GOLD proposal and evaluate how this classification changes over one year compared with the previous GOLD(More)
BACKGROUND FEV1 is universally used as a measure of severity in COPD. Current thresholds are based on expert opinion and not on evidence. OBJECTIVES We aimed to identify the best FEV1 (% predicted) and dyspnea (mMRC) thresholds to predict 5-yr survival in COPD patients. DESIGN AND METHODS We conducted a patient-based pooled analysis of eleven COPD(More)
Erratum After publication of this work [1], regrettably we noted that there were two errors in the illustrations, which were added when the paper was under revision and inadequately checked. In Table 1, when describing the BODE data, the median value was 2, so instead of BODE index † 4 (0-6), the correct one is BODE index † 2 (0-6). Figure two was plotted(More)
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