Desktop Helper No. 1 - Women and respiratory disease – a sex and gender perspective

This 2-page Desktop Helper addresses the key points related to sex and gender differences in the identification, diagnosis and care of  respiratory disease in girls and women.

Includes sections on:

  • smoking
  • COPD
  • asthma
  • obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome (OSAS)

Authors: Dr Antonio Infantino, Prof Amanda Barnard, Dr Irma Scarafino, Dr Ruben Infantino

Author affiliations: for full list see www.theipcrg.org

Reviewer: Dr Barbara Yawn

Editor: Prof Mike Thomas

Funding: Funded by IPCRG

Date published: April 2012