GOLD 2018 Report: A Review

Jonathan Mitchell


The Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) Report provides research- based recommendations on the diagnosis, treatment, and evaluation of COPD. The GOLD 2018 Report was conducted to detail new research gathered between January 2016 and July 2017. This report was produced using a PubMed search for titles approved by the GOLD Science Committee. This article describes new data added to the GOLD Report and provides a review on the diagnosis, treatment and evaluation of COPD patients.

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