COPD exacerbation as a result of pneumonia? During a recent morning report, a resident presented the case of a 67 year old COPD patient who was referred to the emergency department in the previous evening because of increased shortness of breath, non-productive cough and fever. Symptoms had started in the morning and were progressive throughout ...
The semantics of COPD exacerbations
By Frits Franssen
17 Jul 2017