5 New Things about COPD

December 10, 2015

Identifying risk, a promising mortality biomarker, and a new app for study recruitment-just a few of the latest developments in COPD research and patient care.

More than 50% of adults with low pulmonary function were not aware they had chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), says the CDC. November was COPD awareness month. Here we bring you a brief roundup of the latest developments in COPD research and patient care.  

References:

 â–º Use Primary Care Data to Identify Risk

 â–º CAT Improves Predictive Value

 â–º Biomarker of Early Mortality

 â–º Corticosteroids & Bronchodilators Lower Death Risk

 â–º StopCOPD App for Research Recruitment