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A NEW interactive online tool will allow GPs to show patients with COPD how their lung function could improve if they stop smoking.
AUSTRALIAN GPs have begun trialling a new online lung-health tool that may prove a valuable aid in convincing smokers to kick the habit. The Lung Age Estimator, which illustrates individual lung function decline and determines a person’s ‘lung age’, was developed by the Australian Lung Foundation and researchers from the University of Adelaide. It is currently undergoing trials by GPs around the country, and is expected to be available by the end of the year. It creates a personalised graph using a patient’s actual age, height and lung function test results. The graph depicts normal lung ...