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Gloria Fann

Acute Pulmonary Exacerbations Present Inherent Clinical Challenges, For Now

By Gloria Fann, M.D.
Gloria Fann

The chronic, progressive presentation of COPD, symptom overlap, and nature of patient self-reporting make it hard to identify exacerbations. We need more specific guidelines around, as well as tools for, assessing a patient’s progression from day to day. AI-supported diagnostic systems represent a potential breakthrough technology that could help us overcome significant knowledge gaps.

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