COPD : State of the Art

  title={COPD : State of the Art},
  author={C. K. Yip and M. D.R.},
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is one of the most common diseases that affect many people around the world, including the Chinese in North America. Precise prevalence, mortality and morbidity figures are not available. But, whatever figures available are most likely underestimated because the disease is often not recognized until it is moderately advanced. In the U.S., the prevalence has been increasing. An estimated 17 million peoples in the U.S. are diagnosed with COPD, and… CONTINUE READING