The COPD prescribing tool
This tool provides pharmacological treatment options for patients with COPD based on their symptom severity.
Click on the panel A, B, C or D which corresponds to the severity of the patient’s
symptoms. Assessment criteria are taken from the Global Strategy for the Diagnosis, Management and Prevention of COPD
For more information on classifying severity of symptoms, click on the corresponding term on the grid below, e.g. “Spirometric
* Recent bpacnz articles have used a three-stage assessment criteria
for patients with COPD based on COPD-X.