Qualitative study explores the use of targeted case finding to identify COPD
Vari Drennan Professor of healthcare and policy research, St George’s University of London and Kingston University, London
It is estimated that two million people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are undiagnosed and that diagnosis is only made when the disease is advanced with more serious consequences. Improving rates of early diagnosis is a key policy aim.
Primary Health Care. 27, 8,11-11. doi: 10.7748/phc.27.8.11.s11