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The authors of the research raised a caution of adopting the GOLD5 definition of COPD in old age patient, which would result in an over diagnosis of COPD.
Could anyone please tell me what does this mean? "raise a caution"
and the rest of the sentence: would result in an over diagnosis of COPD. I just can't understand it.
I would rephrase the sentence. "The authors of the paper/article cautioned against applying the GOLD5 definition of COPD to old-age patients because it would result in overdiagnosis of COPD in that group."
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