Attention health care professionals: The Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) group has released their Pocket Guide to COPD Diagnosis, Management and Prevention – A Guide for Health Care Professionals, updated for 2016.  In the guide you will find:

  • Key points regarding COPD
  • Overview of COPD
  • Causes
  • Diagnosis
  • Assessment of COPD
  • Therapeutic Options
  • Management of Stable COPD
  • Management of Exacerbations
  • COPD and Comorbidities
  • Spirometry for Diagnosis of Airflow Limitation

You may view and download The Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease Pocket Guide to COPD at – English version, or – Spanish version (based on the 2014 revision of the report). Please note that GOLD gives permission to download only a single copy of the Pocket Guide for your own educational use. You may not make copies for distribution or post the document on a website without authorization from the organization.

Updated Pocket Guide to COPD Released For 2016

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