At this time, screening is not recommended by the USPSTF for COPD in asymptomatic adults. Read more
Management of Acute Exacerbations of COPD
Developed by the AAFP (April 2021)
Management of Stable COPD: GOLD Guidelines
The Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) is a resource that provides a review of evidence with practice considerations and is widely used by clinicians in managing stable COPD. As this document is not a clinical practice guideline, it did not meet the criteria to be reviewed by the AAFP for endorsement.
Quality Measures: Identify Opportunities to Improve Patient Care
AAFP TIPS Topic on Quality Improvement
Train your team on the benefits, concepts, and steps of the quality improvement process to enhance the care you provide. Includes two online learning courses, three customizable slide decks, and six downloadable tools. CME: 1 AAFP Prescribed credit; Free to members.
Coding Common Respiratory Problems in ICD-10
On-Demand Webcast: Spectrum of COPD Treatment
This free recorded webcast covers best practices for care coordination, COPD co-morbidities, environmental factors, how social determinants of health influence the condition, and more.
Developed by the AAFP and approved in April 2021
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