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Number of nonsmokers with COPD on the rise

20:00 EDT 8 Apr 2019 | AAAS

(American College of Chest Physicians) The global burden of COPD is high, and prevalence of nonsmokers with COPD has been increasing. In a study to be presented at CHEST Congress Thailand 2019, researchers in Nagpur, India, sought to describe the characteristics of nonsmoking patients with COPD and to determine associated comorbidities and exposures.

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