COPD-X concise guide

The management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Concise guide for primary care
This COPD-X Concise Guide for Primary Care aims to provide evidence-based practical recommendations for healthcare professionals on the diagnosis and management of COPD.

The need for this concise guide emerged from an appreciation that a wide range of healthcare professionals, including general practitioners, practice nurses, and allied healthcare workers require short, concise guidance on COPD management during daily practice.

Care has been taken to ensure that the levels of evidence and statements regarding the strength of these recommendations are clear. Information has been organised and presented to allow this guide to be incorporated into clinical practice.

RACGP endorsed clinical guideline

This guideline is endorsed by the RACGP.
This guideline is published by the Lung Foundation Australia.