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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Ed Tulloch

on 22 November 2012

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Smoking Cessation Image credit: Wikimedia Commons http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Nicoderm.JPG COPD Epidemiology and Prevalence Risk Factors Treatment Progressive Prognosis COPD Chronic Bronchitis Emphysema Clinical
Aspects What is COPD? National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/dci/Diseases/Copd/Copd_All.html. Accessed Jan. 13, 2011.
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Leader, Deborah. "Are You at Risk for COPD?" About.com. N.p., 22 Aug. 2012. Web. 17 Oct. 2012. <http://copd.about.com/od/copdbasics/a/Are-You-At-Risk-For-Copd.htm>.
Underwood JCE, Cross SS. Respiratory Tract. In: General and Systematic Pathology. 5th Ed. Churchill Livingstone: 2009. p. 338-340.
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Aspects Histology Histology Bronchodilators Oxygen therapy Surgical intervention Other treatment Image credit: Wikimedia Commons (James Heilman, MD) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Salbutamol2.JPG Corticosteroids Pulmonary rehabilitation Image Credit: LocalFitness.com.au Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons (Patrick McAleer) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Home_oxygen_concentrator.jpg BODE index References: Smoking Occupation Age Genetics Others Reducing Occupation Risk Vacuuming or Mopping Wearing synthetic fibres Wearing a mask Getting yearly breathing
tests 900,000 diagnosed in UK 2 million people live with COPD undiagnosed Responsible for 2.7 million deaths worldwide in 2000 Global Prevalence estimates = 7.6% Higher prevalence in lower socioeconomic classes 5th leading cause of death among higher income countries
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