Burden and prevalence of COPD

COPD is a highly prevalent disease worldwide and places a huge burden on healthcare resources and the health of patients.1 The global and economic burden of the disease is discussed in this section.

Expert opinion


  1. Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD): Global Strategy for the Diagnosis, Management, and Prevention of COPD. 2013. www.goldcopd.org

Diagnosing COPD

Learn more about the symptoms of COPD and how the disease is diagnosed.Go

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