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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)


Joshua Benditt, MD

Professor
Department of Medicine

School of Medicine
University of Washington


Learning Objectives

By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:

  • Identify patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) based on currently accepted diagnostic criteria.
  • Use a logical algorithm for the stepwise treatment of patients with COPD.
  • Describe non-pharmacological techniques for treating COPD.

[From the Spring 2015 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series]