Final Recommendation Statement: Screening for COPD

May 10, 2022 – The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released today a final recommendation statement on screening for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The Task Force recommends against screening for COPD in people without signs or symptoms because it does not improve overall health. To view the recommendation, the evidence on which it is based, and a summary for clinicians, please go here. The final recommendation statement can also be found in the May 10, 2022, online issue of JAMA.