What defines abnormal lung function in older adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease?

@article{Bhatt2008WhatDA,
  title={What defines abnormal lung function in older adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease?},
  author={Nitin Y. Bhatt and Karen L. Wood},
  journal={Drugs & aging},
  year={2008},
  volume={25 9},
  pages={717-28}
}
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a very common lung disease most often related to a history of smoking. It becomes more prevalent with increasing age but remains under-diagnosed and under-treated in the elderly population. The Global Initiative for Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) programme has been instrumental in providing standard diagnostic criteria as well as recommendations for prevention and management of COPD. GOLD recommendations define COPD as a post-bronchodilator… CONTINUE READING
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