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GOLD criteria is used for severity of which condition? (PNQ)



A Chronic bronchitis
B Emphysema

C Both
D Rheumatoid Arthritis

Ans. C

Both

Table: GOLD Criteria for COPD Severity Reference: (Ref. Hari-18th ed., Table 260.1 Pg- 2156)

GOLD Stage

Severity

Symptoms

Spirometry

0

At Risk

Chronic cough, sputum production

Normal

I

Mild

With or without chronic cough or sputum production

FEV1/FVC <0.7 and FEV1 ≥80% predicted

II

Moderate

With or without chronic cough or sputum production

FEV1/FVC <0.7 and,

FEV1 50 to 80% predicted

III

Severe

With or without chronic cough or sputum production

FEV1/FVC <0.7 and,

FEV1 30 to 50% predicted

IV

Very Severe

With or without chronic cough or sputum production

FEV1/FVC <0.7 and FEV1 <30% predicted Or

FEV1 <50% predicted with respiratory failure or signs of right heart failure

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