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Geriatric Healthcare Series
Project ECHO – Geriatrics
Primary Care Liaisons
Geriatric Healthcare Series Lectures
Project ECHO – Geriatrics Didactics
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Joshua Benditt, MD
Department of Medicine
School of Medicine
University of Washington
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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]