GOLD Reports 2016

Global Strategy for Diagnosis, Management, and Prevention of COPD – 2016

Updated December 2015. Evidence-based strategy document for COPD diagnosis, management, and prevention, with citations from the scientific literature.

Pocket Guide to COPD Diagnosis, Management, and Prevention – 2016

Updated December 2015. A quick-reference guide for physicians and nurses, with key information about patient management and education.

COPD DIAGNOSIS and Management At-A-Glance Desk Reference – 2016

Updated December 2015. This fold-out pocket card presents essential clinical information from the GOLD Report, Global Strategy for the Diagnosis, Management, and Prevention of COPD in a convenient, easy-access format.

Asthma, COPD, and Asthma-COPD Overlap Syndrome

Updated April 2015. This document developed by the Science Committees of both GINA and GOLD, provides an approach to distinguishing between asthma, COPD and the overlap of asthma and COPD. Two laminated cards with key tables are included.

Additional Resources

GOLD Teaching Slide Set

Updated January 2014.
PowerPoint slide set summarizing diagnosis and management recommendations in the 2012 update of the GOLD Report, with background information about COPD and the burden of this disease.

GOLD Spirometry Guide

Updated June 2010.
A comprehensive guide to the use of spirometry in clinical practice, including an overview of information provided by spirometry, when to perform this test, interpretation of spirogram results, and troubleshooting. Part of the GOLD Implementation Toolbox.

Spirometry Quick Guide

Updated June 2010.
A brief guide to how and when to perform spirometry in clinical practice. Part of the GOLD Implementation Toolkit.

Spirometry Slide Set

Updated June 2010.
A teaching slide set covering various aspects of spirometry in clinical practice–how and when to perform this test, interpretation of results, and troubleshooting. Part of the GOLD Implementation Toolkit.