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Stage I - Mild COPD FEV>80%
Stage II-Moderate COPD FEV 50-80%
Stage III-Severe COPD FEV 30-50%
Stage IV - Very Severe COPD FEV<30% or FEV <50% + predicted chronic respiratory failure
Stage one treatment short acting bronchodilator
stage two treatment add long acting bronchodilator
stage three treatment add inhaled CS
stage IV treatmenet consider surgery, O2 therapy
acute exacerbations treatment inhaled albuterol/ipratroium, systemic CS (Prednisone 40 mg x 10days), oral abx (bactrim) for sputum, O2
Created by: cytoskeletor