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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a chronic inflammatory lung ailment that causes obstructed airflow from the lungs. Side effects incorporate breathing trouble, hack, bodily fluid generation and wheezing. It's caused by long haul introduction to bothering gases or particulate issue, regularly from tobacco smoke. Individuals withChronic obstructive pulmonary disease are at expanded danger of creating coronary illness, lung growth and an assortment of different conditions.
Most instances of pulmonary diseases can be prevented by lessening presentation to hazard factors .This incorporates diminishing rates of smoking and enhancing indoor and open air quality. While treatment can moderate declining, no cure is known. Medications incorporate halting smoking, inoculations, respiratory recovery, and regularly breathed in bronchodilators and steroids. A few people may profit by long haul oxygen treatment or lung transplantation. In the individuals who have times of intense compounding, expanded utilization of prescriptions and hospitalization might be required.
- Track 1-1Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
- Track 1-2Signs, Symptoms for Respiratory Tract Infections
- Track 1-3Oxygen Therapy
- Track 1-4Oxygen Therapy
- Track 1-5Symptoms of environmental lung disease
- Track 1-6Relationship between COPD & Lung Cancer
- Track 1-7Diet recommendations COPD patients
- Track 1-8Treatment & Medications for COPD
- Track 1-9Prognosis & Diagnosis of COPD
- Track 1-10Risk factors of COPD
- Track 1-11Complications, Prevention & Management of COPD
- Track 1-12Pathophysiology of COPD
- Track 1-13Community-acquired pneumonia
Routine chest radiography, including both posteroanterior (PA) and sidelong perspectives, is an essential piece of the demonstrative assessment of maladies including the pneumonic parenchyma, the pleura, and to a lesser degree, the aviation routes and the mediastinum.
Symptomatic ultrasound (US) produces pictures utilizing echoes or impression of theSymptomatic ultrasound bar from interfaces between tissues with varying acoustic properties. Symptomatic ultrasound is nonionizing and safe to perform on pregnant patients and youngsters. It can recognize and limit pleural variations from the norm and is a brisk and viable method for controlling percutaneous needle biopsy of fringe lung, pleural, or chest divider injuries.
Attractive Resonance Imaging (MRI)
X-ray utilizes an attractive field, radio waves, and a PC to create itemized pictures of within your body. For the test, the patient will lie on a table that slides into a barrel molded tube. Like registered tomography, the patient might be given a color (differentiate operator) for the test. X-rays are normally superior to anything x-beams, registered tomography outputs, and ultrasounds at showing unhealthy tissue.
- Track 2-1Bronchoscopy
- Track 2-2Chest Fluoroscopy
- Track 2-3Chest Ultrasound
- Track 2-4Computed Tomography (CT or CAT) Scan of the Chest
- Track 2-5Lung Biopsy
- Track 2-6Lung Scan
- Track 2-7Radiography
- Track 2-8Pleural Biopsy
Occupational and environmental lung diseases are difficult to distinguish from those of non-environmental origin. Virtually all major pulmonary disease can be caused by environmental agents, and environmentally related disease usually presents clinically in a manner indistinguishable from that of disease not caused by such agents. In addition, the etiology of many diseases may be multifactorial, occupational and environmental factors may interact with other factors.
The lungs and skin are the organs of first contact for most environmental exposures. This aid to learning also includes an introduction to wider harmful consequences as exemplified by the effects on cellular respiration. It will avoid infection and consequences of radioactivity. It complements other modes of learning in the module.
- Track 3-1Causes of environmental lung disease
- Track 3-2Symptoms of environmental lung disease
- Track 3-3Symptoms of environmental lung disease
- Track 3-4Risk of environmental lung disease
- Track 3-5Diagnosis of environmental lung disease
- Track 3-6Treatment of environmental lung disease
- Track 3-7Relevant Fundamentals of Lung Structure and Function
- Track 3-8Health Effects of Dusts, Gases and Vapours
- Track 3-9Diseases Mainly of the Respiratory Units
Lung transplantation or aspiratory transplantation is a surgery in which a patient's sick lungs are somewhat or completely supplanted by lungs which originate from a benefactor. Giver lungs can be recovered from a living contributor or an expired benefactor. A living benefactor can just give one lung flap. With some lung illnesses a beneficiary may just need to get a solitary lung. With other lung ailments, for example, cystic fibrosis it is basic that a beneficiary get two lungs.
Lung transplantation is an acknowledged methodology of treatment for cutting edge organize lung malady. Since the mid-1990s, in excess of 25,000 lung transplants have been performed at revolves the world over. The organization for human services arrangement and research in the United States has presumed that "lung transplantation has developed as a clinical technique accomplishing an ideal hazard advantage proportion and worthy 1-and 2-year survival rates." The International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation keeps on checking lung transplantation and has a progressing registry, which is accounted for every year.
- Track 4-1Contraindication of lung transplant
- Track 4-2When a lung transplant is needed
- Track 4-3Types of transplant
- Track 4-4Living donors
- Track 4-5 How to prepare for a lung transplant
- Track 4-6The lung transplant procedure
- Track 4-7The risks of a lung transplant
Pulmonary hypertension is hypertension in the heart-to-lung framework that conveys new (oxygenated) blood to the heart while returning utilized (oxygen-exhausted) blood back to the lungs. In one type of pneumonic hypertension, small conduits in your lungs, called aspiratory arterioles, and vessels end up limited, blocked or devastated. This makes it harder for blood to course through your lungs, and raises weight inside your lungs' conduits.
A 1973 World Health Organization meeting was the main endeavored to arrange aspiratory hypertension by its motivation, and a refinement was made between essential Pulmonary hypertension (coming about because of an ailment of the pneumonic conduits) and optional Pulmonary Hypertension (coming about auxiliary to other, non-vascular causes). Further, essential Pulmonary Hypertension was isolated in the "blood vessel plexiform", "veno-occlusive" and "thromboembolic" frames. In 1998, a moment gathering at Evian-les-Bains tended to the reasons for optional pulmonary hypertension.
- Track 5-1 Pulmonary hypertension definition and facts
- Track 5-2Signs and symptoms of pulmonary hypertension
- Track 5-3Classification of primary and secondary pulmonary hypertension
- Track 5-4Causes for pulmonary hypertension
- Track 5-5 Diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension
- Track 5-6Treatment and Medications for pulmonary hypertension
COPD (ceaseless obstructive pneumonic infection) makes it difficult for you to relax. The two primary writes are endless bronchitis and emphysema. The primary driver of COPD is long haul introduction to substances that disturb and harm the lungs. This is normally tobacco smoke. Air contamination, concoction vapour, or clean can likewise cause it. Emphysema gradually pulverizes air sacs in your lungs, which meddles with outward wind stream. Bronchitis causes aggravation and narrowing of the bronchial tubes, which enables bodily fluid to develop. Around 24 million individuals in the United States have COPD.
Different signs and indications of COPD may include: Shortness of breath, particularly amid physical exercises, Wheezing, Chest snugness, Having to make a sound as if to speak before anything else, because of abundance bodily fluid in your lungs, A constant hack that may deliver bodily fluid (sputum) that might be clear, white, yellow or greenish, Blueness of the lips or fingernail beds, Frequent respiratory diseases, Lack of vitality, Unintended weight reduction , Swelling in lower legs, feet or legs.
- Track 6-1Signs and Symptoms of COPD
- Track 6-2Causes of COPD
- Track 6-3Diagnosing COPD
- Track 6-4Treatment and Medication for COPD
- Track 6-5Treatment and Medication for COPD
- Track 6-6Living with COPD
- Track 6-7Not all COPD is the same
- Track 6-8Management and Prevention of COPD
Screening: Technological progressions in the early identification of lung growth have enhanced lung tumor screening essentially. Most as of late an extensive clinical trial, called the National Lung Screening Trial (NLST), affirmed that screening people at high hazard for lung growth with a yearly low-measurements CT (LDCT) sweep of the chest spares lives. The clinical trial, supported by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), found that LDCT lung growth screening can bring down the danger of death by 20%in high-hazard people.
Diagnosis: Though trial of bodily fluid or lung liquid may uncover completely created disease cells, finding is normally affirmed through a biopsy. Utilizing bronchoscopy, the patient daintily anesthetized, the specialist controls a thin, lit tube through the nose or mouth and down the air entries to the site of the tumor, where a little tissue test can be expelled. Another technique utilizes a Computed Tomography sweep to direct a needle into a variation from the norm with a specific end goal to take a biopsy. On the off chance that the biopsy affirms tumor, different tests will decide the sort of growth and how far it has spread.
- Track 7-1Types of lung cancer
- Track 7-2Tests to diagnose lung cancer
- Track 7-3Tests to determine the extent of the cancer
- Track 7-4Advanced Imaging and Diagnostic Tests for Lung Cancer
- Track 7-5Low-Dose CT Scan for Lung Cancer Screening
- Track 7-6How LDCT Lung Cancer Screening Works
- Track 7-7Risk factors and Complications for lung cancer
- Track 7-8Treatments and Medications for lung cancer
Asthma and allergies often go hand-in-hand. Asthma is a disease of the branches of the windpipe (bronchial tubes), which carry air in and out of the lungs. There are several different types of asthma. Allergic asthma is a type of asthma that is triggered by an allergy According to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, many of the 25 million Americans with asthma also have allergies, and this is called allergic asthma.
Though allergic asthma is very common, there are other types of asthma with different kinds of triggers. For some people, asthma can be triggered by exercise, infections, cold air, gastroesophageal reflux disease or stress. Many people have more than one kind of asthma trigge.
- Track 8-1Meaning of Asthma and allergens
- Track 8-2Asthma and allergy facts
- Track 8-3Signs and symptoms of asthma
- Track 8-4Causes and diagnosis of asthma
- Track 8-5What role does allergy play in the asthma?
- Track 8-6Allergy tests
- Track 8-7How can you avoid allergens?
- Track 8-8Management and treatment options for people with asthma and allergies
Pneumonia is a disease that excites the air sacs in one or the two lungs. The air sacs may load with liquid or discharge (purulent material), causing hack with mucus or discharge, fever, chills, and trouble relaxing. An assortment of life forms, including microbes, infections and organisms, can cause pneumonia. Pneumonia can run in earnestness from mellow to hazardous. It is most genuine for newborn children and youthful kids, individuals more established than age 65, and individuals with medical issues or debilitated resistant frameworks.
Pneumonia is a disease in either of the lungs. Numerous germs, for example, microbes, infections, and growths, can cause pneumonia. You can likewise get pneumonia by breathing in a fluid or substance. Individuals most in danger are more established than 65 or more youthful than 2 years old, or as of now have medical issues. Pneumonia is generally caused by contamination with infections or microbes and less ordinarily by different microorganisms, certain solutions and conditions, for example, immune system ailments. The five primary driver of pneumonia, extra indications and hazard factors that expansion your odds of getting pneumonia.
- Track 9-1What is pneumonia and different types of pneumonia
- Track 9-2Is pneumonia contagious?
- Track 9-3What is the contagious period for pneumonia?
- Track 9-4 Causes and risk factors for pneumonia
- Track 9-5Diagnosis tests for pneumonia
- Track 9-6Treatment for pneumonia
- Track 9-7
Chronic bronchitis is one sort of COPD. The aggravated bronchial tubes deliver a great deal of bodily fluid. This prompts hacking and trouble relaxing. Cigarette smoking is the most widely recognized reason. Taking in air contamination, exhaust, or clean finished an extensive stretch of time may likewise cause it. Ceaseless bronchitis is a long haul condition that continues returning or never leaves totally. On the off chance that you smoke, it is essential to stop. Treatment can help with your indications. Persistent history and physical exams help analyse endless bronchitis, while different tests, for example, chest X-beams, pneumonic capacity tests, and CT imaging studies may likewise be utilized.
Chronic bronchitis is characterized as a hack that happens each day with sputum generation that goes on for no less than 3 months, two years in succession. This definition was produced to help choose uniform patient populaces for inquire about purposes, for instance, to consider medicine treatments for treatment of incessant bronchitis. A significant number of the bronchi create ceaseless irritation with swelling and overabundance bodily fluid generation. The irritation causes an adjustment in the covering cells of the aviation routes to shifting degrees. Numerous cells that line the aviation route lose the capacity of their cilia (hair-like members that are equipped for beating quickly), and in the long run the ciliated cells are lost.
- Track 10-1Chronic bronchitis definition and facts
- Track 10-2 Signs and symptoms of chronic bronchitis
- Track 10-3 Causes and diagnosis for chronic bronchitis
- Track 10-4What medications treat chronic bronchitis? What are other medical treatments?
- Track 10-5What natural remedies treat chronic bronchitis symptoms?
Emphysema is a long haul, dynamic malady of the lungs that fundamentally causes shortness of breath due to over-swelling of the alveoli (air sacs in the lung). In individuals with emphysema, the lung tissue associated with trade of gases (oxygen and carbon dioxide) is disabled or crushed. Emphysema is incorporated into a gathering of sicknesses called endless obstructive aspiratory illness or COPD (pneumonic alludes to the lungs). Cigarette smoking is by a wide margin the most hazardous conduct that makes individuals create emphysema, and it is likewise the most preventable reason.
Other hazard factors incorporate a lack of a catalyst called alpha-1-antitrypsin, air contamination, aviation route reactivity, heredity, male sex, and age. Shortness of breath is the most widely recognized side effect of emphysema. Hack, at times caused by the generation of bodily fluid, and wheezing may likewise be side effects of emphysema. You may see that your resistance for practice diminishes after some time. Emphysema typically grows gradually. You might not have any intense scenes of shortness of breath. Moderate disintegration is the manage, and it might go unnoticed. This is particularly the case in the event that you are a smoker or have other therapeutic issues that point of confinement your capacity to work out.
- Track 11-1What is emphysema and the stages of emphysema
- Track 11-2Causes and risk factors for emphysema
- Track 11-3 Signs and symptoms of emphysema
- Track 11-4Diagnosis and treatment for emphysema
- Track 11-5Prevention of Emphysema
- Track 11-6Complication for Emphysema
- Track 11-7Rick factor for Emphysema
- Track 11-8Emphysema medications and Surgery for emphysema
- Track 12-1Making a Difference for patients with thoracic and lung cancer
- Track 12-2Causes for lung cancer
- Track 12-3Risk factors for lung cancer
- Track 12-4Signs and symptoms for lung cancer
- Track 12-5Diagnosis for lung cancer
- Track 12-6Prevention for lung cancer
- Track 12-7
Diagnosis : your specialist will audit your signs and side effects, talk about your family and restorative history, and examine any presentation you've needed to lung aggravations particularly tobacco smoke. Your specialist may arrange a few tests to analyse your condition. Tests incorporate Lung (aspiratory) work tests, Chest X-beam, CT examine, blood vessel blood gas examination and Laboratory tests.
Treatment: Smoking Cessation the most basic advance in any treatment get ready for COPD. Other treatment incorporates Bronchodilators, breathed in steroids, Combination inhalers, Oral steroids, Theophylline and anti-infection agents. An analysis of COPD isn't the apocalypse. The vast majority have mellow types of the ailment for which little treatment is required other than smoking discontinuance. Notwithstanding for further developed phases of malady, powerful treatment is accessible that can control side effects, decrease your danger of confusions and intensifications, and enhance your capacity to lead a dynamic life.
- Track 13-1Quit Smoking and Avoid Lung Irritants
- Track 13-2Oxygen Therapy
- Track 13-3Surgery
- Track 13-4Lung Transplant
- Track 13-5Bullectomy
- Track 13-6Bronchodilators
Aspiratory implies the field of drug identifying with lung and respiratory issue. Working with general pediatrics, aspiratory pediatricians treat an extensive variety of pneumonic issue. Aspiratory implies the field of solution identifying with lung and respiratory issue. Working with general pediatrics, aspiratory pediatricians treat an extensive variety of pneumonic issue. It incorporates Asthma, Sleep Disorder, Chronic Cough, Exercise initiated Asthma, Congenital Lung Problem and Pediatric Pneumonia.
A great part of the focal point of aspiratory recovery, look into and pneumonic solution goes toward the most youthful individuals from society-the babies. It's inherent however treatable. With a sound aspiratory stenosis finding the heart valve can be supplanted or repaired and kids can develop to lead ordinary solid lives. Rest apnea influences untimely infants. A circumstance called apnea of rashness exists when the tyke doesn't breath for 20 seconds or more. It's a pneumonic illness that can be treated with ventilation machines and medicines
- Track 14-1What is Pediatric Pulmonary?
- Track 14-2Pulmonary Problems in Infants
- Track 14-3Pediatric Asthma
- Track 14-4World-Class Pediatric Care
Positive airway pressure (PAP) is a mode of respiratory ventilation used in the treatment of sleep apnea. PAP ventilation is also commonly used for those who are critically ill in hospital with respiratory failure, in newborn infants and for the prevention and treatment of atelectasis in patients with difficulty taking deep breaths. In these patients, Positive airway Pressure ventilation can prevent the need for tracheal intubation, or allow earlier extubation. Sometimes patients with neuromuscular diseases use this variety of ventilation as well.A large variety of airway clearance devices are commercially available, the two most recent being the Quake and the Lung Flute. The Quake is a pipe-shaped oscillatory PEP device that bears some resemblance to the more well-known Flutte. A distinguishing feature of the Quake is the small handle that is manually rotated to generate oscillations.
- Track 15-1Continuous pressure devices
- Track 15-2Automatic positive airway pressure
- Track 15-3Bi-level pressure devices
- Track 15-4Expiratory positive airway pressure devices
- Track 15-5Care and maintenance
- Track 15-6Portability and Availability
In view of the degree of the tumor, arranging for lung malignancy ranges from I or II (beginning time), organize III Advances in careful arranging of lung and stage IV (metastatic).
- Track 16-1Advances in diagnostic techniques for lung cancer
- Track 16-2Advances in surgical staging of lung cancer
- Track 16-3Advances in surgical treatment of non-small-cell lung cancer
- Track 16-4New surgical techniques for advanced disease
- Track 16-5Management of screened lung nodules
- Track 16-6Reduced and smaller ports for thoracoscopic surgery
Pulmonary rehabilitation, also known as respiratory rehabilitation, is an important part of the management and health maintenance of people with chronic respiratory disease who remain symptomatic or continue to have decreased function despite standard medical treatment. It is a broad therapeutic concept. It is defined by the American Thoracic Society and the European Respiratory Society as an evidence-based, multidisciplinary, and comprehensive intervention for patients with chronic respiratory diseases who are symptomatic and often have decreased daily life activities.
In general, pulmonary rehabilitation refers to a series of services that are administered to patients of respiratory disease and their families, typically to attempt to improve the quality of life for the patient. Pulmonary rehabilitation may be carried out in a variety of settings, depending on the patient's needs, and may or may not include pharmacologic intervention. Pulmonary rehabilitation is generally specific to the individual patient, with the objective of meeting the needs of the patient.
- Track 17-1 What is Pulmonary Rehabilitation?
- Track 17-2 Where Is Pulmonary Rehabilitation Administered?
- Track 17-3 What happens after finishing a Pulmonary Rehabilitation program?
- Track 17-4What happens on a Pulmonary Rehabilitation course
- Track 17-5What to Expect After Pulmonary Rehabilitation?
- Track 17-6What Are the Benefits and Risks of Pulmonary Rehabilitation?
Pulmonary Function Test (PFT) is a complete evaluation of the respiratory system including patient history, physical examinations, and tests of pulmonary function. The primary purpose of pulmonary function testing is to identify the severity of pulmonary impairment. Pulmonary function testing has diagnostic and therapeutic roles and helps clinicians answer some general questions about patients with lung disease.
Spirometry measures wind stream By estimating how much air you breathe out, and how rapidly you breathe out, spirometry can assess an expansive scope of lung maladies. In a spirometry test, while you are sitting, you inhale into a mouthpiece that is associated with an instrument called a spirometer. The spirometer records the sum and the rate of air that you take in and out over some undefined time frame. When standing, a few numbers may be somewhat extraordinary. For a portion of the test estimations, you can inhale typically and unobtrusively
- Track 18-1How the Test is performed
- Track 18-2How to Prepare for the Test
- Track 18-3Pulmonary Function Tests in Patients Undergoing Lung Resection
- Track 18-4Using Pulmonary Function Tests in Pre-Operative Evaluation of Patients Right
- Track 18-5What are the risks of pulmonary function tests?
Respiratory tract contaminations (RTIs) in kids are a standout amongst the most well-known explanations behind guardians counseling wellbeing experts. Most Respiratory tract contaminations are self-restricting viral sicknesses that will resolve with time and strong administration. Nonetheless, it is imperative for the wellbeing expert to distinguish any Respiratory tract contamination that may have more genuine ramifications for the kid and require medicinal mediation. Finding can generally be produced using the history and exhibiting indications, for example, hack, wheeze, tachypnea, fever, or stridor. Prohibition of "warning" side effects will empower wellbeing experts to fittingly console guardians and prompt symptomatic administration with antipyretics and sufficient liquid organization.
Upper respiratory tract contamination (URTI) : The normal frosty" is a manifestation complex as a rule caused by a few groups of infection; these are the rhinovirus, coronavirus, parainfluenza, respiratory syncytial infection (RSV), adenovirus, human metapneumo infection and flu. Incidentally the enterovirus is involved in summer. As of late, the newfound boca infection has likewise been connected to Upper respiratory tract contamination . The expression "Upper respiratory tract contamination " is presumably a misnomer as it erroneously infers a nonattendance of lower respiratory tract side effects. Upper respiratory tract contamination happens normally in the two youngsters and grown-ups and is a noteworthy reason for mellow horribleness. Upper respiratory tract contamination have a staggering expense to society, being in charge of missed work and pointless restorative care. Periodically they have genuine sequelae
- Track 19-1Basic anatomy and physiology of the respiratory tract
- Track 19-2Bronchiolitis
- Track 19-3Chronic lung disease of prematurity
- Track 19-4Tonsillitis
- Track 19-5Protracted bacterial bronchitis
- Track 19-6Respiratory tract infections and asthma in children
Respiratory disappointment comes about because of insufficient gas trade by the respiratory framework, implying that the blood vessel oxygen, carbon dioxide or both can't be kept at ordinary levels. A drop in the oxygen conveyed in blood is known as hypoxemia; an ascent in blood vessel carbon dioxide levels is called hypercapnia. Respiratory disappointment is named either Type I or Type II, in view of whether there is a high carbon dioxide level.
The meaning of respiratory disappointment in clinical trials more often than excludes expanded respiratory rate, anomalous blood gases (hypoxemia, hypercapnia, or both), and proof of expanded work of relaxing. Treatment of the hidden reason is required. Endotracheal intubation and mechanical ventilation are required in instances of serious respiratory disappointment.
- Track 20-1Other Names for Respiratory system Failure
- Track 20-2Causes for Respiratory system Failure
- Track 20-3Risk Factors for Respiratory system Failure
- Track 20-4Signs, Symptoms and Complications for Respiratory system Failure
- Track 20-5Diagnosis for Respiratory system Failure
- Track 20-6Treatment and management for Respiratory system Failure
Respiratory tract infection (RTI) alludes to any of various irresistible illnesses including the respiratory tract. A disease of this write is regularly additionally delegated an upper respiratory tract infection (URI or URTI) or a lower respiratory tract infection (LRI or LRTI). Lower respiratory diseases, for example, pneumonia, have a tendency to be much more genuine conditions than upper respiratory infection, for example, the regular icy. Albeit some contradiction exists on the correct limit between the upper and lower respiratory tracts, the upper respiratory tract is by and large thought to be the aviation route over the glottis or vocal lines. This incorporates the nose, sinuses, pharynx, and larynx.
Commonplace infections of the upper respiratory tract incorporate tonsillitis, pharyngitis, laryngitis, sinusitis, otitis media, certain kinds of flu, and the basic cool. Manifestations of Upper respiratory infections can incorporate hack, sore throat, runny nose, nasal blockage, cerebral pain, second rate fever, facial weight and sniffling. The lower respiratory tract comprises of the trachea (wind pipe), bronchial tubes, the bronchioles, and the lungs.
- Track 21-1Causes for Respiratory Tract Infections
- Track 21-2Risk Factors for Respiratory Tract Infections
- Track 21-3Diagnosis for Respiratory Tract Infections
- Track 21-4Treatment for Respiratory Tract Infections
- Track 21-5Prevention for Respiratory Tract Infections
Cardiac and pulmonary diseases are conditions that affect the lungs and heart. Cardiac rehabilitation may benefit those who have experienced a recent heart attack or cardiac surgery, as well as other heart-related health problems. Pulmonary rehabilitation may be beneficial to individuals with asthma, chronic bronchitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), emphysema, or other lung conditions.
Exposure to tobacco smoke has long been recognized as a prominent risk factor forCardiac and pulmonary diseases . Similarly minimizing exposure to tobacco smoke is the only effective way to prevent chronic obstructive pulmonary disease . However, the mechanisms by which tobacco toxicants increase the risk of Cardiac and pulmonary diseases and lead to the onset of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease are still unclear. Despite reductions in smoking over the past decade, Cardiac and pulmonary diseases andchronic obstructive pulmonary disease remain the first and second leading causes of death among smokers. It is important to remember also that for every person who dies because of smoking, at least 30 people live with a serious smoking-related illness.
- Track 22-1Coronary artery disease
- Track 22-2Angina pectoris
- Track 22-3Cardiomyopathy
- Track 22-4Myocardial infraction
- Track 22-5Newborn and adult respiratory distress syndrome