SYMPOSIUM

MEASURING COPD PREVALENCE: TWO MODELS OF INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION

(22nd May, 8:15-11am)

Chairing: P. C. Hopewell, M.D., San Francisco, CA
G. Viegi, M.D., Pisa, Italy
8:15 AM Introduction/P. C. Hopewell, M.D., San Francisco, CA
8:20 AM Development And Piloting Of Standardized Methods For COPD Prevalence/A. S. Buist, M.D., Portland, OR
8:45 AM Quality Control Methods For Spirometry For An International Study Of COPD Prevalence (PLATINO)/R. Perez-Padilla, M.D., Mexico, DF, Mexico
9:10 AM COPD Prevalence In Five Latin American Countries/A. M. B. Menezes, Ph.D., Pelotas, RS, Brazil
9:35 AM Global Prevalence Of COPD: Initial Results From The BOLD Study/W. M. Vollmer, Ph.D., Portland, OR
10:00 AM An Interactive Model To Estimate The Economic Burden Of COPD/T. Lee, Ph.D., Hines, IL
10:25 AM What Can/Can't International Studies Tell Us About COPD Prevalence Globally, And Its Risk Factors/P. G. J. Burney, M.D., London, England
10:50 AM Discussion