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Document type:
Journal Article
Author(s):
Jankrift, Neele; Kellerer, Christina; Magnussen, Helgo; Nowak, Dennis; Jörres, Rudolf A; Schneider, Antonius
Title:
The role of clinical signs and spirometry in the diagnosis of obstructive airway diseases: a systematic analysis adapted to general practice settings.
Abstract:
BACKGROUND: In general practice (GP), the diagnosis of obstructive airway diseases much relies on diagnostic questions, in view of the limited availability of lung function. We systematically assessed the relative importance of such questions for diagnosing asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), either without or with information from spirometry. METHODS: We used data obtained in a pulmonary practice to ensure the validity of diagnoses and assessments. Subjects with a diagnosis...    »
Journal title abbreviation:
J Thorac Dis
Year:
2021
Journal volume:
13
Journal issue:
6
Pages contribution:
3369-3382
Print-ISSN:
2072-1439
TUM Institution:
Lehrstuhl für Allgemeinmedizin (Prof. Schneider) (keine SAP-Zuordnung!)
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