History and Functional Assessment - COPD

History & Functional


  • Risk factors especially smoking history
  • Symptoms and pattern of development
  • Past medical history
  • Co-morbidities
  • History of exacerbations or previous hospitalisations for respiratory disease
  • Appropriateness of current medical treatments
  • Problems with current or previous therapies
  • Inhaler techniques
  • Impact of disease on patient's life
  • Social and family support