A full understanding of pre-COPD will contribute to guiding the direction of COPD pathogenesis research and basic COPD research，and to improving the awareness of primary prevention of COPD in clinical practice，thereby reducing the prevalence and mortality of COPD and the burden of COPD on families and society
Bai, Yahu; Gao, Shenghan; Ji, Siyu; and Shang, Jinyu
"Pre-COPD：a New Advance in COPD,"
General Practice in China: Vol. 1:
3, Article 9.
Available at: https://www.gpinchina.net/journal/vol1/iss3/9