The burden of COPD in The Netherlands: results from the Confronting COPD survey.

@article{Wouters2003TheBO,
  title={The burden of COPD in The Netherlands: results from the Confronting COPD survey.},
  author={Emiel F. M. Wouters},
  journal={Respiratory medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={97 Suppl C},
  pages={
          S51-9
        }
}
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a disabling condition associated with progressive airflow limitation that is largely irreversible, with symptoms of dyspnoea, cough and sputum production. In The Netherlands, COPD tends to be underpresented to physicians, underdiagnosed and undertreated by healthcare professionals, and poorly recognized among the general population. Improving the diagnosis and management of COPD in this country may require raised awareness of the impact of the… CONTINUE READING

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