An official American thoracic society/ European respiratory society statement

Research questions in COPD

ATS/ERS Task Force for COPD Research

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a leading cause of morbidity, mortality and resource use worldwide. The goal of this official American Thoracic Society (ATS)/European Respiratory Society (ERS) Research Statement is to describe evidence related to diagnosis, assessment, and management; identify gaps in knowledge; and make recommendations for future research. It is not intended to provide clinical practice recommendations on COPD diagnosis and management. Clinicians, researchers and patient advocates with expertise in COPD were invited to participate. A literature search of Medline was performed, and studies deemed relevant were selected. The search was not a systematic review of the evidence. Existing evidence was appraised and summarised, and then salient knowledge gaps were identified. Recommendations for research that addresses important gaps in the evidence in all areas of COPD were formulated via discussion and consensus. Great strides have been made in the diagnosis, assessment and management of COPD, as well as understanding its pathogenesis. Despite this, many important questions remain unanswered. This ATS/ ERS research statement highlights the types of research that leading clinicians, researchers and patient advocates believe will have the greatest impact on patient-centred outcomes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)159-172
Number of pages14
JournalEuropean Respiratory Review
Volume24
Issue number136
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1 2015

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An official American thoracic society/ European respiratory society statement : Research questions in COPD. / ATS/ERS Task Force for COPD Research.

In: European Respiratory Review, Vol. 24, No. 136, 01.06.2015, p. 159-172.

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