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The Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD)

GOLD works with health care professionals and public health officials around the world to raise awareness of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and to improve prevention and treatment of this lung disease.

This website is run by the Oasys research group, part of the Midland Thoracic Society, UK. An independent group of clinicians and researchers who run a clinical service for workers with occupational lung disease as part of the British National Health Service. Also features the OASYS software for diagnosing Occupational Asthma from Peak Flow readings.


SpirXpert is software that generates evaluations of spirometric data obtained in patients during a forced expiration. The algorithms and the assessments are designed by a consensus group which underlines that these evaluations should be regarded as a help. Their website is a very good educational resource covering spirometry and related aspects.

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