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Characteristics of asthma and COPD overlap syndrome (ACOS) in the Canadian population.

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Summary of "Characteristics of asthma and COPD overlap syndrome (ACOS) in the Canadian population."

Asthma is a chronic disease affecting both children and adults, whereas chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a respiratory disease most commonly related to smoking and is usually seen in adults. When the airway disease shares features of both asthma and COPD, the phenotype is referred to as asthma and COPD overlap syndrome (ACOS). The objective of this cross-sectional study is to characterize ACOS in the Canadian population.

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Name: The Journal of asthma : official journal of the Association for the Care of Asthma
ISSN: 1532-4303
Pages: 1-9

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