Bibliography and Useful Links


Marijuana and chronic obstructive lung disease: a population-based study, W. C. Tan MB and al., CMAJ 2009; 180(8):814-20. Read the article (PDF format).

Trends in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease prevalence, incidence, and mortality in Ontario, Canada, 1996 to 2007: a Population-based study., A. Gershon & al. Arch intern Med. 2010 Mar 22;170(6):560-5

Can age and gender explain the variation in COPD rates across large urban cities?; W. Tan & al.; The international journal of tuberculosis and lung diseases (2011)

Canadian Cohort Obstructive Lung Diseases (CanCold): fulfilling the need for longitudinal observational studies in COPD; J. Bourbeau & al. ; submitted to COPD journal (2011)

Utility of the COPD Assessment Test (CAT) in predicting a diagnosis of COPD; N. Raghavan & al. ; submitted to COPD journal (2011)

Canadian prediction equations of spirometric lung function for Caucasian adults 20 to 90 years of age : Results from the Canadian Obstructive Lung Disease (Cold) study and the Lung Health Canadian Environment ( LHCE) study. Can Respir J 2011 Nov;18(6):321-6, W. Tan & al.

Prevalence and misdiagnosis of COPD, , title and journal to be determined, W. Tan & J. Bourbeau et al. (2011)