COPD mortality and prevalence: the associations with smoking and poverty

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease mortality and prevalence: the associations with smoking and poverty—a BOLD analysis Peter Burney et al, for the Burden of Obstructive Lung Disease BOLD Study Abstract Background Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease COPD is a commonly reported cause of death and associated with smoking. However, COPD mortality is high in poor countries withContinue reading “COPD mortality and prevalence: the associations with smoking and poverty”