Asthma and COPD Symposium: Facing the Challenges of Acute Management of Asthma and COPD in the Emergency Department

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This enduring activity was made possible in part by an educational grant from Boehringer Ingelheim Pharaceuticals, Inc.

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1. Association, American Lung. Trends in COPD (Chronic Bronchitis and Emphysema):Morbidity and Mortality. Epidemiology and Statistics Unit...




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Asthma and COPD Symposium

Asthma is one of the most common chronic medical conditions in the U.S. It affects 16 million adults and 6.1 million children and results in two million visits to emergency departments, 70,000 hospitalizations, and 5,000 deaths annually. The burden of asthma disproportionately affects persons of lower socioeconomic status.

Publish Date: 11/27/2012
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