Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) guidelines for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

@article{Gmez2002GlobalIF,
  title={Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) guidelines for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.},
  author={Federico P. G{\'o}mez and Roberto Rodr{\'i}guez-Rois{\'i}n},
  journal={Current opinion in pulmonary medicine},
  year={2002},
  volume={8 2},
  pages={81-6}
}
The Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) was developed recently to unify international efforts in the management of the disease. The most important GOLD objective is raising awareness that chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is an increasing health problem. The first step in the GOLD program was to prepare a consensus report, named "Global Strategy for the Diagnosis, Management, and Prevention of COPD," based on best-validated evidence and current pathogenetic and… CONTINUE READING

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