The Changing Face of COPD
COPD was once thought to be a disease of retired, white men who smoked. In reality, COPD affects men and women. Due to these stereotypes and the lack of awareness of COPD, primary care clinicians may not recognize early symptoms of the disease.
The PSA illustrates how the face of COPD is changing and how primary care clinicians can help uncover the disease by asking the right questions.