Predictors of accuracy of diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in general practice.
Med J Aust. 2011 Aug 15;195(4):168-71
Authors: Zwar NA, Marks GB, Hermiz O, Middleton S, Comino EJ, Hasan I, Vagholkar S, Wilson SF
To compare the clinical diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) with results of post-bronchodilator spirometry in general practice, and examine practitioner, practice and patient characteristics associated with agreement between clinical and spirometric diagnoses.
PMID: 21843115 [PubMed - in process]