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Evidence-Based Resource Summary

Strength of Evidence: 
4 out of 4
4 out of 4
Year Published: 
2008

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Screening – Adults, Using Spirometry (Clinical Guide Recommendation)

Description of Resource: 
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends against screening adults for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease using spirometry.

Evidence-Based Resource Details

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Developed By: 
U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
Developer Type: 
Federal Government
Healthy People 2020 Topic Area(s): 
Respiratory Diseases
Healthy People 2020 Objectives: 
Resource Type: 
Systematic Review
Citation: 
U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Screening recommendation statement [Internet]. 2008 Mar [cited 2014 Jan 8]. Available from: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf08/copd/copdrs.htm