Recommendations for epidemiological studies on COPD

@article{Quanjer2012RecommendationsFE,
  title={Recommendations for epidemiological studies on COPD},
  author={P. Quanjer and S. Stanojevic and M. Swanney and Martin R Miller},
  journal={European Respiratory Journal},
  year={2012},
  volume={39},
  pages={1277 - 1278}
}
The prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) has been extensively studied, especially in Western Europe and North America. Few of these data are directly comparable because of differences between the surveys regarding composition of study populations, diagnostic criteria of the disease and definitions of the risk factors. Few community studies have examined phenotypes of COPD and included other ways of characterising the disease beyond that of spirometry. The objective of the… Expand

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