Case Study Of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), includes asthma, chronic bronchitis, and emphysema and is a “chronic non-curable disease”. (Long, M. B., Bekelman, D. B., & Make, B. 2014)
Chronic bronchitis is an inflammation of the airway structures, causing a cough (that lasts three months out of the year for two years), phlegm, wheezing, and difficulty breathing. (Corbridge, S., Wilken, L., Kapella, M. C., & Gronkiewicz, C. 2012)
Emphysema is “the destruction of lung tissue in which the walls of the air sacs are destroyed and causes difficulty breathing …show more content…
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