Shaun M Bhatty

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and Acute Exacerbations

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has chronic obstructive pulmonary disease? What should you expect to find? Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is characterized by the progressive development of airflow limitation that is not fully reversible. COPD is comprised of chronic bronchitis and emphysema. The pathology of COPD is…

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