Diagnosis, Prevention and Treatment of Stable COPD and Acute Exacerbations of COPD: The Swiss Recommendations 2018.

  title={Diagnosis, Prevention and Treatment of Stable COPD and Acute Exacerbations of COPD: The Swiss Recommendations 2018.},
  author={Daiana Stolz and J{\"u}rg Barandun and Heinz Borer and Pierre-Olivier Bridevaux and Patrick Brun and Martin H. Brutsche and Christian F. Clarenbach and Christine Eich and Ren{\'e} Fiechter and M. William Frey and Thomas Geiser and Michael Grob and Erich Helfenstein and Lilian Junker and Malcolm Kohler and T. D. Latshang and Armin Lechmann and Marc Maurer and Laurent Pierre Nicod and Franco Quadri and Daniel Schilter and Thomas Sigrist and Paola Marina Soccal and Philip E Tarr and Robert Thurnheer and A. J. Turk and Michael Tamm},
  journal={Respiration; international review of thoracic diseases},
  volume={96 4},
The Swiss National Guidelines 2013 for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease have been revised in order to acknowledge recent progress in diagnosis and management of this disease. The resulting new Swiss recommendations are based on best evidence from the literature, the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) 2018 report and other published national guidelines. Misdiagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is common and means that patients do not always receive… CONTINUE READING
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