Widespread false diagnosis of COPD is exposing patients to unnecessary medication risks, study suggests

Patients are being unnecessarily exposed to the adverse effects of COPD medication as a result of widespread false diagnosis, researchers claim.

by Chloe Harman
Symptom-based COPD diagnosis without spirometry risks exposing patients to unnecessary medication. | LIFE IN VIEW/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Symptom-based COPD diagnosis without spirometry risks exposing patients to unnecessary medication. | LIFE IN VIEW/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

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