Respiratory symptoms items from the COPD assessment test identify ever-smokers with preserved lung function at higher risk for poor respiratory outcomes an analysis of the subpopulations and intermediate outcome measures in COPD Study cohort Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Lung Diseases, Interstitial
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis

abstract

  • Four CAT items on respiratory symptoms identified high-risk symptomatic ever-smokers with preserved spirometry as well as the CAT did. These data suggest that simpler strategies can be developed to identify these high-risk individuals in primary care.

publication date

  • May 2017

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC5427740

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201610-815OC

PubMed ID

  • 28459622

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 636

end page

  • 642

volume

  • 14

number

  • 5