Lung function indices for predicting mortality in COPD

@inproceedings{Boutou2013LungFI,
  title={Lung function indices for predicting mortality in COPD},
  author={Afroditi K. Boutou and Dinesh Shrikrishna and Rebecca J. Tanner and Cayley J Smith and Julia L. Kelly and Simon P. Ward and Michael Iain Polkey and Nicholas Stephen Hopkinson},
  booktitle={The European respiratory journal},
  year={2013}
}
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is characterised by high morbidity and mortality. It remains unknown which aspect of lung function carries the most prognostic information and if simple spirometry is sufficient. Survival was assessed in COPD outpatients whose data had been added prospectively to a clinical audit database from the point of first… CONTINUE READING

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