Documents & Resources

One of GOLD’s most important activities is to work with international experts to produce resources about the diagnosis, prevention, and management of COPD. These materials incorporate the latest science to help improve the lives of COPD patients around the world.


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Documents


Global Strategy for Diagnosis, Management, and Prevention of COPD
Updated January 2014. Evidence-based guidelines for COPD diagnosis, management, and prevention, with citations from the scientific literature.
 
 

 
COPD DIAGNOSIS and Management At-A-Glance Desk Reference
Updated February 2013. This fold-out pocket card presents essential clinical information from the GOLD Report, Global Strategy for the Diagnosis, Management, and Prevention of COPD in a convenient, easy-access format.
 
 
Pocket Guide to COPD Diagnosis, Management, and Prevention
Updated January 2014. A quick-reference guide for physicians and nurses, with key information about patient management and education.
 
 

 
               



Other Resources


GOLD Spirometry Guide
Updated June 2010. A comprehensive guide to the use of spirometry in clinical practice, including an overview of information provided by spirometry, when to perform this test, interpretation of spirogram results, and troubleshooting. Part of the GOLD Implementation Toolbox.

 

Spirometry Quick Guide
Updated June 2010. A brief guide to how and when to perform spirometry in clinical practice. Part of the GOLD Implementation Toolkit.

 


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