COPD screening devices are simple lung function tools to assist practitioners to screen individuals who are at risk of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and target those patients who should have spirometry testing.
This test also rules out those people who are unlikely to have COPD. Users of the COPD-6 will also be provided with a lung age estimate.
In this video we go through how to use the Piko-6 device step by step, you can then use the COPD case finding results forms linked below to record the results.
- GP case finding results form. https://lungfoundation.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Information-paper-COPD-Case-Finding-Results-Form-General-Practice-Oct2018.pdf
- Pharmacy and community case finding results form. https://lungfoundation.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Information-Paper-COPD-Case-Finding-Results-Form-Community-Pharmacy-Oct2018.pdf