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What does unspecified COPD mean?
Last Updated: 27th April, 2020
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Considering this, what does COPD stand for?
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Beside above, is COPD classed as a terminal illness? Although COPD is terminal, people may not always die of the condition directly, or of oxygen deprivation. Some people with COPD have other medical conditions, particularly cardiovascular disease.
Also know, what are the 4 stages of COPD?
According to the Global Initiative for Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD), there are four stages of COPD:
- Stage I: Mild COPD. Lung function is starting to decline but you may not notice it.
- Stage II: Moderate COPD.
- Stage III: Severe COPD.
- Stage IV: Very severe COPD.
What is the icd10 for COPD?
ICD-10 Code: J44. 9 – Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Unspecified.