Differences between GesEPOC and GOLD in 2017
de-Torres JP (1), Marin JM (2).
(1) Servicio de Neumología, Clínica Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona,España.
(2) Servicio de Neumología, Hospital Universitario Miguel Servet, Zaragoza, España.
The GesEPOC Spanish COPD guidelines first appeared in 2012,1 and were subsequently updated in 2014.
For the first time in the international medical literature, a different approach was proposed for the classification of clinical phenotypes and corresponding treatment strategies.
This clinical practice guideline stratified disease severity from a multidimensional standpoint, taking into account symptom intensity, risk of exacerbations, lung function involvement, and the use of multidimensional indices such as BODE or BODEx.
CITA DEL ARTÍCULO Arch Bronconeumol. 2017 May 13. pii: S0300-2896(17)30126-6. doi: 10.1016/j.arbres.2017.04.005