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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.

In this video we will learn about :

1. Anatomy and physiology of gaseous exchange. 

2. Pathophysiology of COPD

3. Diagnosis and spirometry.

4. Emphysema and bronchitis.

5. Treatment of COPD.

6.Auto PEEP. 


8.Exacerbation of COPD. 

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Author declares no conflict of interest.

In addition to the presenter, following authors who may have helped with the content writing, review, or approval declare no conflict of interest.

  • Luis A Verduzco M.D.
  • Dr. Pei Purdom (DNP)
  • Dr. Benish Zahra
  • Dr. Iqra Batool
  • Dr. Heba Alzawahri

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