Asthma–COPD overlap syndrome in the US: a prospective population-based analysis of patient-reported outcomes and health care utilization

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Vaz Fragoso, Carlos A ; Murphy, Terrence E ; Agogo, George O ; Allore, Heather G ; McAvay, Gail J (2017)
  • Publisher: Dove Medical Press
  • Journal: International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, volume 12, pages 517-527 (issn: 1176-9106, eissn: 1178-2005)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.2147/COPD.S121223, pmc: PMC5304982
  • Subject: mobility | social | disability | activities of daily living | Original Research | recreational
    mesheuropmc: respiratory tract diseases

Background Prior work suggests that asthma–COPD overlap syndrome (ACOS) has a greater health burden than asthma alone or COPD alone. In the current study, we have further evaluated the health burden of ACOS in a nationally representative sample of the US population, foc... View more