Assessment of Severity

Step 1 of the All-Wales Acute Exacerbation of COPD Guideline focuses on the Assessment of a patient experiencing an acute flare-up of their COPD symptoms Included in this Step is a symptom checklist, severity checklist, and physiological measurements that will help to determine the severity of the exacerbation.

Anthonison criteria

Check out this Tutorial from Dr Simon Barry who explores this further.

Mark as Understood

Resources

The All Wales Primary Care Management of Acute COPD Exacerbation Guideline

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