Do we need different treatments for very elderly COPD patients?

@article{Valente2010DoWN,
  title={Do we need different treatments for very elderly COPD patients?},
  author={S. Daniele Valente and Giulia Pasciuto and Roberto Bernabei and Giuseppe Maria Corbo},
  journal={Respiration; international review of thoracic diseases},
  year={2010},
  volume={80 5},
  pages={357-68}
}
Population ageing is a new challenge for physicians because of the clinical complexity of the elderly. Although geriatric pharmacology is an emerging issue, very little is known and the choice of different treatments for the very elderly is still an important question. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is one of the most common chronic diseases throughout the world affecting prevalently older people. Despite the increasing burden of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in older people… CONTINUE READING
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