Patient-reported outcomes and considerations in the management of COPD: focus on aclidinium

@inproceedings{LpezCampos2015PatientreportedOA,
  title={Patient-reported outcomes and considerations in the management of COPD: focus on aclidinium},
  author={Jos{\'e} Luis L{\'o}pez-Campos and Carmen Lozano Calero and Cecilia L{\'o}pez-Ram{\'i}rez and Maria Isabel Asensio-Cruz and Eduardo M{\'a}rquez-Mart{\'i}n and Francisco Ortega-Ruiz},
  booktitle={Patient preference and adherence},
  year={2015}
}
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a complex heterogeneous disease, in which several factors combine to give the final clinical expression. Both early and more recent studies have shown that forced expiratory volume in one second (FEV1), despite being an extremely important parameter to predict the progression of the disease, is a poor surrogate marker for symptoms perception. Accordingly, patient-reported outcomes (PROs) have gained popularity as a measure of the impact of… CONTINUE READING
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