A 58-year-old Caucasian male is admitted for shortness of breath of one week's duration. He has a 40 pack-year smoking history and was diagnosed with COPD one year you manage his care? Though evidence highlights the rising prevalence of such a clinical presentation, this case brings to light the difficulty in treating one of our most common diagnoses.
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