Lessons from Canada: missed COPD still has an impact

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More patients with COPD are being misdiagnosed than correctly diagnosed, according to data from the Canadian Cohort Obstructive Lung Disease (CanCOLD) study. Lead investigator Professor Jean Bourbeau told the Respiratory Insights Forum that the population-based study found undiagnosed and overdiagnosed COPD in the community was five times more common than correctly diagnosed COPD patients1. Professor ...

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