Respiratory symptoms and illness in older Australians: the Burden of Obstructive Lung Disease (BOLD) study

Brett G Toelle, Wei Xuan, Tessa E Bird, Michael John Abramson, David N Atkinson, Deborah L Burton, Alan L James, Christine Jenkins, David P Johns, Graeme Maguire, A W Musk, E Haydn Walters, Richard Wood-Baker, Michael L Hunter, Bruce J Graham, Phillipa J Southwell, William M Vollmer, A Sonia Buist, Guy Marks

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Symptoms and spirometric evidence of COPD are common among people aged 40 years or older and increase with age. Further research is needed to better understand the diagnosis and management of COPD in Australia, along with continuing efforts to prevent the disease.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)144 - 148
Number of pages5
JournalThe Medical Journal of Australia
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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