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International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

ISSN: 1178-2005

Open Outlook: COPD consists of a series of concise video-based perspectives from international key opinion leaders, who will look at the impact of advances in COPD management and outline what this means for future research.

Prof Richard Russell, Editor of IJCOPD

Welcome and introduction by Dr Richard Russell, Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of COPD. We have come a long way but have so much further to go!

Prof Claudio Tantucci

Professor Claudio Tantucci discusses key points in the functional decline and diagnosis in COPD.

Professor David Price

Professor David Price: Big database studies include more representative patient populations and can answer questions that cannot be addressed by randomised control trials.

Professor David Mannino

Dr. David Mannino talks about the role of surveys in improving our understanding of COPD.

Prof Peter Barnes

Professor Peter Barnes discusses the need to find new treatments for COPD and some of the progress that is being made in this area.

Dr Edward Eden: Factors affecting hospital readmissions for COPD

This presentation by Dr. Edward Eden focuses on the causes for the high rates of hospital readmission in COPD. Dr. Eden also reviews some initiatives to prevent readmissions.