Prevalence of Asthma and COPD and Blood Eosinophil Count in a Middle-Aged Belgian Population

@inproceedings{Wijnant2019PrevalenceOA,
  title={Prevalence of Asthma and COPD and Blood Eosinophil Count in a Middle-Aged Belgian Population},
  author={Sara R A Wijnant and Lies Lahousse and Marc L. De Buyzere and Guy G Brusselle and Ernst R. Rietzschel},
  booktitle={Journal of clinical medicine},
  year={2019}
}
Various phenotypes exist in asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). These are important to identify in order to guide treatment decisions. We aim to investigate the prevalence and clinical characteristics of obstructive airway diseases in the middle-aged population. We estimated the prevalence of COPD and/or asthma in the Asklepios cohort study (Belgium), using information from the third European Community Respiratory Health Survey (ECRHS3), medical records, and spirometry… CONTINUE READING

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