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(a) What is a chronic obstructive pulmonary disease? (b) What are the causes of chronic...

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(a) What is a chronic obstructive pulmonary disease?

(b) What are the causes of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease?

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease:

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD affects a large portion of countries such as the United States. This typically occurs in the older population but some younger people may be prone to developing this disorder based on certain factors.

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a. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is actually a blanket term used to describe many obstructive pulmonary disease such as emphysema. This group...

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Terminology of COPD & Asthma

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Chapter 11 / Lesson 9
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This lesson will define two famous respiratory disorders: COPD (encompassing chronic bronchitis and emphysema) and asthma (including wheezing and bronchospasms).


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