Global and regional estimates of COPD prevalence: Systematic review and meta–analysis

@inproceedings{Adeloye2015GlobalAR,
  title={Global and regional estimates of COPD prevalence: Systematic review and meta–analysis},
  author={Davies Adeloye and Stephen Chua and Chinwei Lee and Catriona Basquill and Angeliki Papana and Evropi Theodoratou and Harish Nair and Danijela Gasevic and Devi Sridhar and Harry Campbell and Kit Yee Chan and Aziz Sheikh and Igor Rudan},
  booktitle={Journal of global health},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND The burden of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) across many world regions is high. We aim to estimate COPD prevalence and number of disease cases for the years 1990 and 2010 across world regions based on the best available evidence in publicly accessible scientific databases. METHODS We conducted a systematic search of Medline, EMBASE and Global Health for original, population-based studies providing spirometry-based prevalence rates of COPD across the world from January… CONTINUE READING
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