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Diagnosis and Management of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

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In this video, we review clinically pertinent respiratory anatomy and physiology as it relates to obstructive lung disease. Functional residual capacity, hypoxic pulmonary vasoconstriction and flow loops are reviewed. Obstructive pulmonary disease is discussed with an emphasis on emphysema and its pathophysiology, diagnosis and acute treatment during exacerbations.

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Luis A Verduzco M.D.

Luis A. Verduzco M.D. is certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology in anesthesiology and critical care medicine. He completed his undergraduate degree with distinction from Yale University and then went on to medical school at Harvard, having graduated as an Arthur Lehman and LInnane Scholar. Dr Verduzco received his residency training at Stanford and was elected chief resident during his final year. He stayed at Stanford for critical care fellowship training. He is a former Academy of Achievement Student Delegate and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Training Fellow. Dr Verduzco has authored multiple book chapters and peer-reviewed manuscripts, with primary authorships in prestigious journals such as Stroke and Blood. He is an avid learner who practices evidence-based medicine and enjoys teaching.


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