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Symptom Score of Calverley et al for Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Purpose:

To monitor a patient with chronic pulmonary disease (COPD) using the symptom score of Calverley.

Specialty:

Pulmonary Disease, Pediatric Pulmonology

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics

ICD-10:

J40, J41, J42, J43, J44

Description:

Calverley et al used a simple symptom score to monitor patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This can be used to detect disease progression and measure the effectiveness of interventions. The authors are from universities in England, Belgium, Denmark and Norway engaged in the TRISTAN study group.

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