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The distribution of COPD in UK general practice using the new GOLD classification

John Haughney1, Kevin Gruffydd-Jones2, June Roberts3, Amanda J Lee4, Alison Hardwell5, Lorcan McGarvey6

1Centre of Academic Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK

2Box surgery, Wiltshire, UK

3Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, Salford, UK

4Medical Statistics Team, University of Aberdeen, UK

5National Services for Health Improvement, Dartford, UK

6Centre of Infection and Immunity, The Queen’s University of Belfast, UK

Eur Respir J (in print) [epub details to follow)

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