Canadian Respiratory Guidelines

The Human and Economic Burden of COPD - A Leading Cause of Hospital Admission in Canada

The Human and Economic Burden of COPD - A Leading Cause of Hospital Admission in Canada

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The report examines recent Canadian COPD data and reveals that COPD exacerbations result in more hospitalizations than other major chronic diseases, including heart failure, angina and diabetes. These hospitalizations place a great burden on patients, reducing their quality of life, and place strain on the Canadian healthcare system.

Download CTS_COPD_report.pdf