Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): key references and evidence

References

European Respiratory Society. ERS White Book. Lausanne, 2013.

Hurd S. The impact of COPD on lung health worldwide: epidemiology and incidence. Chest 2000;117:S1-4

Lindberg A, Bjerg-Bäcklund A, Rönmark E, Larsson LG, Lundbäck B. Prevalence and underdiagnosis of COPD by disease severity and the attributable fraction of smoking Report from the Obstructive Lung Disease in Northern Sweden Studies. Respiratory Medicine 2006;100:264 - 72.

Lopez AD, Collishaw NE, Piha T. A descriptive model of the cigarette smoking epidemic in developed countries. Tobacco Control 1994;3:242 - 7.

Mannino DM, Buist AS. Global burden of COPD: risk factors, prevalence, and future trends. Lancet 2007;370:765 - 73.

Murray CJ, Richards MA, Newton JN, et al. UK health performance: findings of the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010. Lancet 2013; 381: 997–1020.

Soriano JB, Zielinski J, Price D. Screening for and early detection of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Lancet 2009; 374:721-32.

Effectiveness evidence

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NHS Health Scotland: Scottish briefings on NICE public health guidance

Centre for Reviews and Dissemination

Cochrane Library: Browse by topic

EPPI-Centre: Evidence library

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Evidence services: Evidence search

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Guidance: Find guidance

Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN)

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