Study finds room for improvement in primary care COPD management

05/20/2013 | MedWire News (U.K.)

Physician management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease often does not meet all guidelines for care, according to U.S. research that included 11 primary care organizations. The study in the journal Current Medical Research and Opinion found 2.5% of patients treated met all three primary care components in the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease guidelines, while 15.8% met two and 63.3% achieved one.

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