Prevalence of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in Cyprus: A Population-Based Study

COPD: Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, 05/24/2012

Results suggest that Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is an important health problem in Cyprus. Programs that raise public awareness focusing on prevention, early detection and treatment are needed. Under–diagnosis of COPD raises the need for spirometry screening programs in high risk individuals and guideline implementation for the management of the disease.

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