[Concept and management of COPD, from past to future].

  title={[Concept and management of COPD, from past to future].},
  author={Koichiro Tatsumi},
  journal={Nihon rinsho. Japanese journal of clinical medicine},
  volume={74 5},
Our understanding of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) has changed dramatically over the past two decades, especially since the first launching of GOLD document in 2001. The first GOLD workshop reports showed the global strategy for the diagnosis, management and prevention of COPD at that time. Its goal was to increase awareness of COPD, and a… CONTINUE READING