Clinical significance of symptoms in smokers with preserved pulmonary function Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
  • Smoking

abstract

  • Although they do not meet the current criteria for COPD, symptomatic current or former smokers with preserved pulmonary function have exacerbations, activity limitation, and evidence of airway disease. They currently use a range of respiratory medications without any evidence base. (Funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health; SPIROMICS ClinicalTrials.gov number, NCT01969344.).

publication date

  • May 12, 2016

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4968204

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1056/NEJMoa1505971

PubMed ID

  • 27168432

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1811

end page

  • 21

volume

  • 374

number

  • 19