Diagnosing asthma-COPD overlap syndrome in primary care

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Takeaway
  • Prevalence of asthma-COPD overlap syndrome (ACOS) was high in newly-diagnosed patients with COPD. 
  • Different diagnostic criteria produced wide variation in proportion of patients with ACOS.

Why this matters

  • First study to apply different ACOS definitions in the same cohort.

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