[Treatment of chronic bronchitis and chronic pulmonary obstructive disease in primary care].

@article{Miravitlles1999TreatmentOC,
  title={[Treatment of chronic bronchitis and chronic pulmonary obstructive disease in primary care].},
  author={Marc Miravitlles and Cristina Murio and Tina Guerrero and Jos{\'e} L. Seg{\'u}},
  journal={Archivos de bronconeumologia},
  year={1999},
  volume={35 4},
  pages={
          173-8
        }
}
In spite of the recent publication of various guidelines for the treatment of chronic bronchitis and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), no studies have investigated whether or not they are being implemented by caregivers. Our aim was to determine what treatment protocols for patients with chronic bronchitis and COPD are most commonly applied by general practitioners in Spain and to identify factors associated with the prescription of certain drugs. A standardized questionnaire was… CONTINUE READING