Asociación Latinoamericana del Tórax (ALAT): 30 años de historia

Published on Jul 1, 2020in Archivos De Bronconeumologia4.872
· DOI :10.1016/J.ARBRES.2020.02.005
Carlos A. Torres-Duque16
Estimated H-index: 16
(Universidad de La Sabana),
Alejandro Casas51
Estimated H-index: 51
(Del Rosario University)
+ 3 AuthorsRoberto Rodriguez-Roisin40
Estimated H-index: 40
(University of Barcelona)
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Resumen Este resumen ejecutivo del Informe de 2017 de la Global Strategy for the Diagnosis, Management, and Prevention of COPD (GOLD) se basa principalmente en las modificaciones y novedades del documento anterior. Los cambios mas destacados incluyen: a) se ha diferenciado entre la exploracion espirometrica y la de los sintomas para evaluar la enfermedad pulmonar obstructiva cronica (EPOC). En la propuesta actual, los grupos ABCD se refieren exclusivamente a sintomas y antecedentes de exacerbaci...
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