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COPD is an important health issue in an ageing population


Bereznicki, BJ and Peterson, GM, COPD is an important health issue in an ageing population, Australian Pharmacist, 28, (9) pp. 742-746. ISSN 0728-4632 (2009) [Refereed Article]


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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in Australia, and is the nationís most burdensome respiratory disease. Moderate to severe COPD now affects more than 10% of the Australian population over the age of 40 years and is the third leading cause of disease burden in Australia

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Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, respiratory, smoking cessation,risk factors, lung function
Research Division:Biomedical and Clinical Sciences
Research Group:Pharmacology and pharmaceutical sciences
Research Field:Pharmaceutical sciences
Objective Division:Health
Objective Group:Clinical health
Objective Field:Clinical health not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Bereznicki, BJ (Dr Bonnie Bereznicki)
UTAS Author:Peterson, GM (Professor Gregory Peterson)
ID Code:58681
Year Published:2009
Deposited By:Pharmacy
Deposited On:2009-10-20
Last Modified:2010-10-06
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