Newsclip®: [Health] Spirometry use to define COPD too narrow to include smoking-related issues

"Symptomatic current or former smokers with preserved lung function, although they do not meet the current criteria for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, experience exacerbations, activity limitation and evidence of airway disease, according to data published in The New England Journal of Medicine. In addition, the researchers concluded that many of these patients currently use a range of",

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