Asthma and COPD overlap syndrome is associated with increased risk of hospitalisation.

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BACKGROUND Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is associated with poor prognosis and a high health care burden. The incidence of asthma and COPD overlap syndrome is increasing, and contributes to a high financial burden and poor prognosis. OBJECTIVE To investigate clinical features of the overlap syndrome among Asian patients and to analyse its… (More)
DOI: 10.5588/ijtld.14.0327

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@article{Kim2015AsthmaAC, title={Asthma and COPD overlap syndrome is associated with increased risk of hospitalisation.}, author={M-A Kim and Chunhee Noh and Y-j Chang and Y-K Hong and J. S. Lee and S. W. Lee and S-D Lee and Y. W. Oh}, journal={The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease}, year={2015}, volume={19 7}, pages={864-9} }