Case finding for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a model for optimising a targeted approach

@article{Jordan2010CaseFF,
  title={Case finding for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a model for optimising a targeted approach},
  author={R. Jordan and K. Lam and K. Cheng and Martin R Miller and J. Marsh and J. Ayres and D. Fitzmaurice and P. Adab},
  journal={Thorax},
  year={2010},
  volume={65},
  pages={492 - 498}
}
Objectives Case finding is proposed as an important component of the forthcoming English National Clinical Strategy for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) because of accepted widespread underdiagnosis worldwide. However the best method of identification is not known. The extent of undiagnosed clinically significant COPD in England is described and the effectiveness of an active compared with an opportunistic approach to case finding is evaluated. Methods A cross-sectional analysis was… Expand

Paper Mentions

Interventional Clinical Trial
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a disease of the lungs which is generally caused by smoking tobacco. It is a largely preventable disease that causes severe and… Expand
ConditionsAsthma, COPD
InterventionOther, Procedure
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