Acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease provide a unique opportunity to take care of patients

Submitted: 28 March 2013
Accepted: 28 March 2013
Published: 24 April 2013
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Exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (ECOPD) identifies the acute phase of COPD. The COPD patient is often frail and elderly with concomitant chronic diseases. This requires the physician not only looks at specific symptoms or organs, but to consider the patient in all his or her complexity.

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Beghé, B., Garofalo, M., & Fabbri, L. M. (2013). Acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease provide a unique opportunity to take care of patients. Italian Journal of Medicine, 7(2), 82–83. https://doi.org/10.4081/itjm.2013.82

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