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Atelectasis
Collapsed Lung
Auscultation
Use of Stethoscope
COAD
Chronic Obstructive Airways Disease
Coryza
Common Cold
Crepitation
Crackling sound heard when lungs are infected
Dyspnoea
Difficulty in breathing
Emphysema
Breakdown of alveoli causing difficulty in breathing
Epistaxis
Nose Bleed
Orthopnoea
Difficulty in breathing unless upright
Percussion
Tapping chest with fingers to see if cavities blocked
Pleural Effusion
Accumulation of fluid in pleural space
Pneumoconiosis
Industrial disease of the lungs
Pulmonary Embolism
Blockage in the blood vessel supplying the lungs
Sputum
May be purulent or mucoid