Spirometry remains important for the diagnosis and assessment of COPD but its value in making treatment decisions has been downgraded in the latest version of the Global Strategy for the Diagnosis, Management and Prevention of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. According to Professor Peter Frith, a director on the board of the Global Initiative for Chronic ...
Global COPD guidelines updated; consistent with COPD-X
By Mardi Chapman
1 Dec 2016