The Community Pharmacy advising COPD patients about medical nutrition
- At: 2016 FIP Congress in Buenos Aires (Argentina)
- Type: Poster
- By: TRESCHOW-KüHL, Maria Theresia (Aabenraa Løve Apotek, Aabenraa, Denmark)
- Co-author(s): Maria Theresia Low Treschow-Kühl:
COPD is an illness that afflicts people worldwide. In 2012 5 % of all deaths in the world (3 million) due to COPD, 90 % of the deceased were in low income/middle income countries. WHO fear an increase of COPD by more than 30 % within the next 10 years, estimated to be the third leading cause of death in 2030.
A COPD patient burns more calories.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.