SESSION TITLE: Obstructive Lung Disease Diagnosis and Misdiagnosis
SESSION TYPE: Original Investigation Slide
PRESENTED ON: Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
PURPOSE: Lung Partners is a Primary Respiratory Care disease management program for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (COPD) patients. The Primary Respiratory Therapist performs disease management assessments and spirometry. A large number of patients were found not to have obstruction on spirometry. The purpose of this study was to learn more about these patients.