COPD Today is a resource for COPD patients and their families created by the American Thoracic Society and supported by an educational grant from Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. The e-booklet discusses COPD symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments, and features the latest research on COPD presented at the ATS 2016 International Conference.
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COPD Today content was developed independently by the American Thoracic Society. Reviewers included Kevin Wilson, MD, chief of ATS Documents & Patient Education; Marianna Sockrider, MD, DrPH, the ATS associate medical editor for patient education; and Susan Tarlo, MD, asthma content expert.
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