Monday, 5 September 2016

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease


A new article of interest:

The clinical manifestations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease symptoms variably affect the health of the patients, requiring them to visit specialized doctors in medical units. Diagnosis is by a specialized and complete medical examination accompanied by laboratory investigation. The interpretation of the results has the aim of establishing an appropriate therapeutic conduct according to the stage of the disease. The selected medical methods, aimed at improving the symptomatology of the disease, are undertake to ensure the life quality of patients diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Among the laboratory tests that are required in order to evaluate the respiratory function of patients is spirometry. To consider this a study was performed in the second quarter of 2014 on a population segment, selected from the medical specialized service. The study collected statistical data on the testing of the respiratory function. This provided a comprehensive picture of patients investigated by this functional exploration method.

The reference is:

Cheşcă A., Sandle T., Gyurka G. A. Medical considerations regarding chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, Medicine and Ecology, 79 (2): 91-94

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