Prevalence and nature of bronchial hyperresponsiveness in subjects with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

@article{Yan1985PrevalenceAN,
  title={Prevalence and nature of bronchial hyperresponsiveness in subjects with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.},
  author={Kun Yan and Cheryl M Salome and Ann J. Woolcock},
  journal={The American review of respiratory disease},
  year={1985},
  volume={132 1},
  pages={25-9}
}
The prevalence, nature, and severity of bronchial hyperresponsiveness in subjects with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is not known. To determine these factors, a 1 in 4 random sample of adults attending the Busselton population survey was studied. Subjects answered a modified Medical Research Council questionnaire and had spirometric function tested. They were defined as having COPD or asthma from the questionnaire. Bronchial responsiveness to histamine was measured using the… CONTINUE READING

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