Controversies in COPD Edited by Antonio Anzueto, Yvonne Heijdra and John R. Hurst ERS monograph Controversies in COPD ERS monograph 69 ERS monograph Print ISSN: 2312-508X Online ISSN: 2312-5098 Print ISBN: 978-1-84984-063-7 Online ISBN: 978-1-84984-064-4 September 2015 €55.00 ISBN 978-1-84984-063-7 9 781849 840637 COPD is one of the most common diseases worldwide and is projected to be the third leading cause of death by 2020. But that does not mean it is easy to understand or manage. In everyday practice, pulmonologists face areas of controversy in COPD, for which evidence-based medicine is often unavailable. This ERS Monograph considers where the current controversies in COPD lie, discussing areas such as screening, premature birth, asthma–COPD overlap syndrome, treatment, rehabilitation and palliative care. This book will be of great interest to both clinicians and scientists, and aims to stimulate further discussion about this diverse and fascinating disease.
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