COPD IS A SERIOUS LUNG DISEASE THAT AFFECTS AN ESTIMATED 24 MILLION AMERICANS. NOW, A NEW, NATIONAL SURVEY OF COPD PATIENTS AND PHYSICIANS REVEALS MANY PATIENTS RISK NEEDLESS HOSPITALIZATION BECAUSE THEY MIGHT NOT HAVE ALL OF THE INFORMATION THEY NEED TO CONTROL FLARE-UPS.
A LEADING COPD EXPERT WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN, DR. MEILAN HAN, AND THE DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION WITH THE COPD FOUNDATION, SCOTT CERRETA, JOIN US TODAY TO DISCUSS THE SURVEY FINDINGS.
Listen to Life Lessons are learn:
1. WHAT EXACTLY IS COPD AND WHAT ARE FLARE-UPS? (DR. HAN)
2. CAN YOU TELL US ABOUT THE COPE SURVEY? (SCOTT CERRETA)
3. WHAT WERE THE MOST INTERESTING RESULTS?
4. WHAT DO THESE FINDINGS MEAN FOR COPD DOCTORS AND PATIENTS?
MeiLan Han, M.D., M.S. is a board-certified pulmonologist and Associate Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Michigan Health System, Medical Director of the Women's Respiratory Health Program, and Co-Director of Pulmonary Rehabilitation.
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