Validation of self-reported chronic obstructive pulmonary disease among patients in the ED Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Asthma
  • Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
  • Self Disclosure

abstract

  • Patients 55 years and older presenting to the ED with acute asthma or COPD, even those with clinical symptoms but no diagnosis of COPD, are likely to have COPD. Clinicians should maintain a high index of suspicion for COPD when older asthma patients deny COPD.

publication date

  • February 2009

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3422655

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.ajem.2008.01.011

PubMed ID

  • 19371527

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 191

end page

  • 6

volume

  • 27

number

  • 2