Blood Eosinophils and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease Science Committee 2022 Review

The Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) published its first report for the diagnosis and management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in 2001. Since then, GOLD has updated it yearly, the last time in 2022 ( To do so, GOLD critically evaluates the new evidence since the previous publication and decides whether it merits (or not) inclusion in the most recent update. GOLD publishes specific recommendations and, sometimes, the main arguments behind them, but it often lacks space for a detailed discussion regarding the pros and cons behind each recommendation. To address this limitation, the Scientific Committee of GOLD decided to publish, separately from the main annual update, a series of papers that review and discuss topics of particular current interest for clinical practice.

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Autores: Dave Singh, Alvar Agusti, Fernando J. Martinez, Alberto Papi, Ian D. Pavord, Jadwiga A. Wedzicha, Claus F. Vogelmeier, and David M. G. Halpin.

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