Slideshows Images Quizzes

Copyright © 2018 by RxList Inc. RxList does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. See additional information.

Definition of GOLD-0

GOLD-0: One of the stages of chronic obstructive lung disease (COPD), according to the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD).

GOLD-0 is stage 0 in the GOLD classification of COPD and indicates "at risk" for COPD. GOLD-0 is characterized by chronic cough and sputum production. Lung function, as measured by spirometry (a test of the air capacity of the lungs),is still normal.

QUESTION

COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) is the same as adult-onset asthma. See Answer
Reviewed on 12/21/2018
CONTINUE SCROLLING FOR RELATED SLIDESHOW

Health Solutions From Our Sponsors