publication . Article . Other literature type . 2014

Original Research: AsthmaIncreased Risk of Exacerbation and Hospitalization in Subjects With an Overlap Phenotype: COPD-Asthma

Menezes, Ana Maria B.; Oca, Maria Montes de; Perez-Padilla, Rogelio; Nadeau, Gilbert; Wehrmeister, Fernando Cesar; Lopez-Varela, Maria Victorina; Muino, Adriana; Jardim, Jose Roberto B. [UNIFESP]; Valdivia, Gonzalo; Talamo, Carlos; ...
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  • Published: 01 Feb 2014 Journal: Chest, volume 145, pages 297-304 (issn: 0012-3692, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Country: Mozambique
Abstract
Made available in DSpace on 2016-01-24T14:35:11Z (GMT). No. of bitstreams: 0 Previous issue date: 2014-02-01 Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH GlaxoSmithKline Background: Several COPD phenotypes have been described; the COPD-asthma overlap is one of the most recognized. the aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of three subgroups (asthma, COPD, and COPD-asthma overlap) in the Latin American Project for the Investigation of Obstructive Lung Disease (PLATINO) study population, to describe their main characteristics, and to determine the association of the COPD-asthma overlap group with exacerbations, hospitalizations, limitations due to physical health, and per...
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Medical Subject Headings: respiratory tract diseases
free text keywords: Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine, Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine, Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine, Intensive care medicine, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Phenotype, business.industry, business, Copd asthma, Exacerbation
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2014

Original Research: AsthmaIncreased Risk of Exacerbation and Hospitalization in Subjects With an Overlap Phenotype: COPD-Asthma

Menezes, Ana Maria B.; Oca, Maria Montes de; Perez-Padilla, Rogelio; Nadeau, Gilbert; Wehrmeister, Fernando Cesar; Lopez-Varela, Maria Victorina; Muino, Adriana; Jardim, Jose Roberto B. [UNIFESP]; Valdivia, Gonzalo; Talamo, Carlos; ...