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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

COPD: Guideline Methods (2008)

General and Specific Methods for COPD Guideline

Below are links to both the general methods that ADA has put in place for evidence analysis and creating the guidelines, as well as the specific search methods and criteria for each question.

General Methods

Click here to view a description of the ADA's process of evidence analysis and guideline creation.

Methods for Specific Topics

Click Specific Topics Search Methods to view descriptions of search criteria and findings for each topic covered in this guideline.

History of the Development of This Guideline

This guideline is the first edition of the ADA COPD Evidence-Based Nutrition Practice Guideline.