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Understanding the Prevalence and Management of COPD in the Middle East

The global prevalence of COPD is somewhere between 4 and 12%, and the prevalence and burden in the Middle East varies among countries and populations. Globally, there appears to be a shift in the prevalence of COPD towards younger individuals, women, and those exposed to respiratory risk factors beyond cigarette smoking. In this video, Dr. […]

DURATION

22 min

PROFESSION

Physician, Nursing, Pharmacy, Student, Specialist

# OF CREDITS

0

ACCREDITATION

Unaccredited

EXPIRY DATE

2023-09-29

The global prevalence of COPD is somewhere between 4 and 12%, and the prevalence and burden in the Middle East varies among countries and populations. Globally, there appears to be a shift in the prevalence of COPD towards younger individuals, women, and those exposed to respiratory risk factors beyond cigarette smoking. In this video, Dr. Jill Ohar and Dr. Bassam Mahboub describe the burden of COPD both in the Middle East and globally, and discuss practice considerations for the management of COPD in the context of the updated 2022 GOLD guideline recommendations.


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In collaboration with COPD Foundation.

This program has received an unrestricted educational grant or in-kind support from Viatris.

Faculty

Jill Ohar, MD
Bassam H. Mahboub, MD

Learning objectives

After viewing this expert brief, participants will be better able to:

  • Understand the burden of COPD globally and in the Middle East
  • Describe some of the new recommendations from the updated 2022 GOLD report
  • Discuss practice considerations for the management of COPD in the Middle East

Accreditation

This unaccredited learning activity has been developed in collaboration with COPD Foundation.
Cost of course:  
Free
# of credits: 0
Duration: 22 min

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