Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)


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Release Date : November 03 2020

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: Global strategy for the diagnosis, management, and prevention of COPD, a report (2019)

Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) began work on COPD guidelines in 1997 in collaboration with the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, the National Institutes of Health, and the World Health Organization. The goal was to develop guidelines for evidence-based care of the patient with COPD, shaped by committees of leading experts around the world. GOLD's first report was published in 2001, revised in 2006 and 2011, and updated in 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016. This current version includes literature from January 2016 to July 2017.

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