British Thoracic Society (BTS) Winter Meeting 2018

British Thoracic Society (BTS) Winter Meeting 2018

British Thoracic Society (BTS) Winter Meeting 2018
5-7 December 2018

The British Thoracic Society Winter Meeting, organized by the British Thoracic Society will take place from 5th December to 7th December 2018 at the QEII Centre in London, United Kingdom. The conference will provide something of interest to all health professionals involved in the care of patients with respiratory disease, as well as to biomedical scientists working on lung disease.

ABSTRACTS

Characteristics of established and newly treated patients with COPD according to GOLD 2017 in a UK primary care population
DMG Halpin, H de Jong, V Carter, D Skinner, D Price
Thorax 2018;73: A132-A133. Abstract ID – P59. [Full Text]

COPD-related health care costs for GOLD C/D patients with elevated blood eosinophil counts
M Kerkhof, S Rastogi, M Alacqua, R Jones, CK Rhee, M Miravitlles, I Pavord, D Price
Thorax 2018;73: A133. Abstract ID – P60. [Full Text]

Blood eosinophil counts and risk of short-term hospital readmission for COPD exacerbation
Kerkhof M, Rastogi S, Alacqua M, et al.
Thorax 2018;73: A28-A29. Abstract ID – S46. [Full Text]

Characteristics of patients with respiratory symptoms but no airflow obstruction, identified as part of the ASSIST study.
Kruk H, Ray E, Gillett K, et al.
Thorax 2018;73: A27-A28. Abstract ID – S44. [Full Text]