This CPD activity consists of 5 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) designed to test your knowledge on the implementation of the new GOLD strategy on the management of chronic obstructure pulmonary disease—you will then be prompted to reflect on your learning.
The questions, written by Professor Dave Singh, relate to his expert article, COPD treatment choice should be based on graded assessment, which covers the provisions of the 2017 GOLD Global strategy for diagnosis, management, and prevention of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease most applicable to primary care.
On completion of this activity, you should be able to:
- correctly diagnose chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
- assess the degree of symptoms in patients with COPD
- prescribe inhaler treatments appropriately
- inform patients about non-pharmacological elements of COPD management.