SESSION TITLE: Pulmonary Manifestation of Systemic Disease
SESSION TYPE: Original Investigation Poster
PRESENTED ON: Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
PURPOSE: Over 12 million people in the world live with COPD and the direct health care costs are projected to increase to $49 billion by 2020. Because the prevalence and overall importance of COPD as a health problem and financial burden is increasing, we undertook this study to look at the variations in accurately diagnosing to manage patients with symptoms of COPD in two community clinics.