Goals and objectives
The COPD guidelines are an international consensus statement sponsored by the ATS and ERS. The main goals are to improve the quality of care provided to patients with COPD. To achieve these goals, both organisations have agreed to develop a modular electronic web-based document with two components.
Standards for the diagnosis and treatment of patients with COPD
- For patientsInformation for patients
Informationen für Patienten Information pour les patients
Información para los pacientes
Informazioni per i pazienti
The translation of the original English document to German, French, Italian and Spain has been made possible through an unrestricted educational grant from Boehringer Ingelheim.