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Ministry of Health, Agency for Integrated Care, CCK-24 Hour Family Clinic, Changi General Hospital, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, National University Hospital, National University of Singapore, National University Polyclinics, Ng Teng Fong General Hospital, Sengkang General Hospital, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore Institute of Technology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital
Correspondence: Prof Lim Tow Keang, Senior Consultant, Division of Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine, National University Hospital, 5 Lower Kent Ridge Road, Singapore 119074. mdclimtknus.edu.sg
The Ministry of Health (MOH) has updated the Clinical Practice Guidelines on Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) to provide doctors and patients in Singapore with evidence-based treatment for COPD. This article reproduces the introduction and executive summary (with recommendations from the guidelines) from the MOH Clinical Practice Guidelines on COPD, for the information of SMJ readers. Chapters and page numbers mentioned in the reproduced extract refer to the full text of the guidelines, which are available from the Ministry of Health website: https://www.moh.gov.sg/content/moh_web/healthprofessionalsportal/doctors/guidelines/cpg_medical.html. The recommendations should be used with reference to the full text of the guidelines. Following this article are multiple choice questions based on the full text of the guidelines.