History and Functional Assessment

  • Risk factors especially smoking history
  • Symptoms and pattern of development
  • Past medical history
  • Co-morbidities History of exacerbations or previous
  • hospitalisations for respiratory disease
  • Appropriateness of current medical treatments
  • Problems with current or previous therapies
  • Inhaler techniques
  • Impact of disease on patient’s life
  • Social and family support