Lung function, forced expiratory volume in 1 s decline and COPD hospitalisations over 44 years of follow-up.

@article{Zaigham2016LungFF,
  title={Lung function, forced expiratory volume in 1 s decline and COPD hospitalisations over 44 years of follow-up.},
  author={Suneela Zaigham and Per Wollmer and Gunnar Engstr{\"o}m},
  journal={The European respiratory journal},
  year={2016},
  volume={47 3},
  pages={742-50}
}
The use of baseline lung function in the prediction of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) hospitalisations, all-cause mortality and lung function decline was assessed in the population-based "Men Born in 1914" cohort.Spirometry was assessed at age 55 years in 689 subjects, of whom 392 had spirometry reassessed at age 68  years. The cohort was… CONTINUE READING