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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

By Raja Habib and University of London St George's

Abstract

This topic describes Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) in detail with different examples including chronic bronchitis and emphysema. The role of smoking is also discussed in relation to the disease. The pathophysiology of, pathogenesis of and complications arising from COPD are covered. The topic concludes with the clinical features of COPD and a list of the different investigation techniques used in diagnosing COPD.

Topics: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, smoking, ukoer, ooer, medev, copd, Anatomy, Diseases, Diseases, Biological Sciences, Medicine and Dentistry, Subjects allied to Medicine, Subjects allied to Medicine, Biological Sciences, HEALTH CARE / MEDICINE / HEALTH & SAFETY, Learning, Teaching, Institutions, Students, UK EL10 = SCQF 10, Honours degree, Graduate diploma, Medicine & dentistry, A000
Publisher: St George's, University of London
Year: 2010
OAI identifier: oai:dspace.jorum.ac.uk:10949/2476
Provided by: Jorum Open
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