GOLDCriteria for COPDby
The GOLDCOPD classifications are the main method doctors use to describe the severity of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
GOLD is short for the Global Initiative for Chronic
GPs to use GOLD standard for COPDby
And not before time, either.
I’ve been using the GOLD guidelines to manage my COPD... ** on the subject, but they have finally got around to advising GPs to classify COPD by degree of severity...
COPD that suddenly got worseby
Dr. Gemzel H.COPD is a chronic disease with repercusions beyond lungs. Patients may understand this concept... in their understanding of their disease.
Exacerbation in COPD
Exacerbations have been defined in many ways. Three...
World COPD Day…by
to use the GOLD guidelines in assessing COPD, as I mentioned yesterday.
November 17 is World COPD Day , when we’re encouraged to visit our doctors for a spirometry test...
UPLIFTing News for COPDby
Dr. Matthew M.
to the GOLD guidelines, "the effects of oral and inhaled glucocorticosteroids in COPD are much less dramatic...COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease also known as chronic bronchitis and/or emphysema...
Meaningful Use Criteriaby
HHS has published the proposed rule governing the criteria for me aningful use . The criteria... of the proposed rule follow.
Meaningful Use Criteria
In Stage 1 beginning in 2011, meaningful use criteria...