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GOLD criteria for COPD

GOLD criteria for COPD The GOLD classifications are the main method doctors use to describe the severity of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). GOLD is short for Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease, a collaboration between the National Institutes of Health and the World Health Organization. The GOLD staging system classifies people with COPD Read More…

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