Patterns of Healthcare Utilization by COPD Severity: A Pilot Study

@article{Joo2008PatternsOH,
  title={Patterns of Healthcare Utilization by COPD Severity: A Pilot Study},
  author={Min Jae Joo and Todd A. Lee and Brian Bartle and William B. van de Graaff and Kevin B. Weiss},
  journal={Lung},
  year={2008},
  volume={186},
  pages={307-312}
}
Global Initiative on Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) guidelines recently removed stage 0, a group with symptoms but without airways obstruction, from their severity staging. However, in practice this group may still be diagnosed and medically managed. The aim of this study was to characterize healthcare utilization patterns of chronic obstructive… CONTINUE READING