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Chronic Airflow Obstruction Briefing: Technical Documentation
Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH)
Chronic airflow obstruction (CAO) is a chronic lung condition that interferes with normal breathing. CAO includes chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), chronic bronchitis and emphysema. IPH has systematically estimated and forecast the prevalence of CAO on the island of Ireland. This document details the methods used to calculate these estimates and forecasts.
Keyword(s): Chronic lung condition; Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD); Chronic bronchitis; Emphysema; Quality of life
Publication Date:
2012
Type: Report
Peer-Reviewed: Unknown
Language(s): English
Institution: All Ireland Public Health Repository
Publisher(s): Institute of Public Health
File Format(s): application/pdf
First Indexed: 2015-05-29 16:05:42 Last Updated: 2015-05-29 16:10:46