Trends in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in the Asia-Pacific regions.

@article{Tan2011TrendsIC,
  title={Trends in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in the Asia-Pacific regions.},
  author={Wan C Tan},
  journal={Current opinion in pulmonary medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={56-61}
}
PURPOSE OF REVIEW The burden of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is rapidly growing in the Asia-Pacific region. There is the need for region-specific research and analysis of the epidemiology of COPD to raise awareness of the disease and highlight its causes. Such information is essential to for the development of effective national health policies to ensure evidence-based deployment of finite healthcare resources in the prevention and management of COPD. RECENT FINDINGS Recent… CONTINUE READING

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