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*  Occupational lung disease
... chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), mesothelioma, and silicosis. Infectious lung diseases can also be acquired in an ... Coalworker's pneumoconiosis, also called "black lung disease", is an interstitial lung disease caused by long-term exposure ( ... Indium lung is an interstitial lung disease caused by occupational exposure to indium tin oxide. Mesothelioma is a cancer of ... Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a respiratory disease that can encompass chronic bronchitis and/or emphysema. 15% of ...
*  Obstructive sleep apnea
Shamsuzzaman AS, Gersh BJ, Somers VK (October 2003). "Obstructive sleep apnea: implications for cardiac and vascular disease". ... Iftikhar, IH; Kline, CE; Youngstedt, SD (Sep 29, 2013). "Effects of Exercise Training on Sleep Apnea: A Meta-analysis". Lung. ... Some use the terms obstructive sleep apnea syndrome or obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome to refer to OSA which is ... are much more likely to be obstructive in a person with these features than without them. Obstructive sleep apnea does occur ...
*  Obstructive lung disease
... is a category of respiratory disease characterized by airway obstruction. Many obstructive diseases of ... Types of obstructive lung disease include; asthma, bronchiectasis, bronchitis and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD ... Following is an overview of the main obstructive lung diseases. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is mainly a combination ... "GOLD - the Global initiative for chronic Obstructive Lung Disease". Retrieved 2008-05-06. "What is chronic obstructive ...
*  Spirometry
... and differentiate between obstructive lung disease and restrictive lung disease to follow the natural history of disease in ... In healthy adults this should be approximately 70-85% (declining with age). In obstructive diseases (asthma, COPD, chronic ... "Static lung compliance as an index of early pulmonary disease in systemic sclerosis". Clinical rheumatology. 20 (3): 177-180. ... Other types of lung function tests are available for infants and unconscious persons. Another major limitation is the fact that ...
*  Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
... (COPD) is a type of obstructive lung disease characterized by long-term breathing ... chronic obstructive lung disease, nonspecific chronic pulmonary disease, and diffuse obstructive pulmonary syndrome. The terms ... and Prevention of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease. pp. 1-7. Craig ... and Prevention of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (PDF). Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease. xiii-xv ...
*  Levosalbutamol
... chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, also known as chronic obstructive lung disease) and asthma. Like other bronchodilators, ... is a short-acting β2 adrenergic receptor agonist used in the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ( ...
*  Restrictive lung disease
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Obstructive lung disease Johns Hopkins School of Medicine's Interactive Respiratory ... eMedicine Specialties > Pulmonology > Interstitial Lung Diseases > Restrictive Lung Disease Author: Lalit K Kanaparthi, MD, ... In obstructive lung disease however, the FEV1/FVC is less than 0.7, indicating that FEV1 is significantly reduced when compared ... Restrictive lung diseases may be due to specific causes which can be intrinsic to the parenchyma of the lung, or extrinsic to ...
*  Rose position
Norbert F. Voelkel; William MacNee (2002). Chronic Obstructive Lung Diseases. PMPH-USA. p. 380. ISBN 978-1-55009-133-5. ...
*  Cough medicine
... and Prevention of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease. pp. 19-30. ... Paul, IM (Feb 2012). "Therapeutic options for acute cough due to upper respiratory infections in children". Lung. 190 (1): 41-4 ...
*  Bronchitis
... and Prevention of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease. pp. 9-17. ... U.S. National Library of Medicine (2011). "Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease". A.D.A.M. Medical Encyclopedia. Archived from ... Most people with chronic bronchitis have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Tobacco smoking is the most common cause ... Reilly, John J.; Silverman, Edwin K.; Shapiro, Steven D. (2011). "Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease". In Longo, Dan; Fauci ...
*  Dead Sea
"Asthma, Cystic Fibrosis, Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease". Dead Sea Research Center. Retrieved May 22, 2007. Cohen, Arnon D.; ... For example, persons experiencing reduced respiratory function from diseases such as cystic fibrosis seem to benefit from the ...
*  Nitrogen dioxide poisoning
The overall reaction may cause an obstructive lung disease. Meanwhile, proliferative bronchiolitis is a secondary effect of ... chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and sometimes acute exacerbation of COPD and in fatal cases, deaths. Its poor solubility ... Silo-filler's disease is a consequence of exposure to nitrogen dioxide poisoning by farmers dealing with silos. Food grains ... Silo filler's disease is pervasive during the harvest seasons of food grains. In May 2015, the National Green Tribunal directed ...
*  Airway obstruction
Diseases that cause lower airway obstruction are termed obstructive lung diseases. Lower airway obstruction can be measured ... Airway obstruction may cause obstructive pneumonitis or post-obstructive pneumonitis. Stridor Recurrent airway obstruction ... which prevents air from diffusing into the pulmonary arteries because of some kind of blockage in the lungs). ...
*  P wave (electrocardiography)
This appears particularly commonly in exacerbations of chronic obstructive lung disease. If the baseline has totally an ... that occurring with disease states such as cardiac ischaemia. Electrocardiography PR interval QRS complex QT interval ST ...
*  Sauna
... and obstructive lung disease, and for recuperation after childbirth. One study found sauna bathing may reduce the risk of ... "Sauna to transiently improve pulmonary function in patients with obstructive lung disease". Archives of physical medicine and ... Due to the spread of syphilis and subsequent scare of the disease in the 1500s, the sauna culture died out on most of the ... Children and older persons who have heart disease or seizure disorders or those who use alcohol or cocaine are especially ...
*  2009 flu pandemic in Japan
A man in his 70s who had diabetes and obstructive lung disease. He was diagnosed A positive by a simple test, but linkage to ... She had underlying diseases of chronic kidney disease. Her cause of death was sudden worsening of chronic kidney disease and ... He had chronic heart and lung disease. The Prefectural government announced that flu might have caused his myocarditis. A group ... He had underlying diseases of diabetes and chronic kidney disease. His cause of death was heart failure and MODS. Yokohama city ...
*  Vital capacity
In restrictive lung disease the vital capacity is decreased. In obstructive lung disease it is usually normal or only slightly ... Lung volumes and lung capacities refer to the volume of air associated with different phases of the respiratory cycle. Lung ... In combination with other physiological measurements, the vital capacity can help make a diagnosis of underlying lung disease. ... The vital capacity can be used to help differentiate causes of lung disease. ...
*  Pulmonary function testing
Chronic shortness of breath Asthma Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Restrictive lung disease Preoperative testing ... There are four lung volumes and four lung capacities. A lung's capacity consists of two or more lung volumes. The lung volumes ... TLC, FRC, and RV increase with obstructive lung diseases and decrease with restrictive impairment. Pulmonary terms and symbols ... is a fast and safe tool in the evaluation of both restrictive and obstructive lung disease. The six-minute walk test is a good ...
*  Acetylcysteine
... is used in the treatment of obstructive lung disease as an adjuvant treatment. Acetylcysteine has been ... overdose and to loosen thick mucus in individuals with cystic fibrosis or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. It can be ... Large doses in a mouse model showed that acetylcysteine could potentially cause damage to the heart and lungs. They found that ... It has been shown effective in the treatment of Unverricht-Lundborg disease in an open trial in four patients. A marked ...
*  Postpartum infections
PPD 0: atelectasis risk factors include general anesthesia, cigarette smoking, and obstructive lung disease. PPD 1-2: urinary ... GBD 2015 Disease and Injury Incidence and Prevalence, Collaborators. (8 October 2016). "Global, regional, and national ... In 1847, in Austria, Ignaz Semmelweiss through the use of handwashing with chlorine decreased death from the disease from ... In those with mild disease, oral antibiotics may be used; otherwise intravenous antibiotics are recommended. Common antibiotics ...
*  Oxygen therapy
"Continuous or nocturnal oxygen therapy in hypoxemic chronic obstructive lung disease: a clinical trial. Nocturnal Oxygen ... Care needs to be exercised in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, such as emphysema, especially in those known ... This is primarily as a result of ventilation-perfusion imbalance (see Effect of oxygen on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ... A common use of supplementary oxygen is in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), the occurrence of ...
*  Bloom syndrome
Other complications of the disorder include chronic obstructive lung disease, diabetes, and learning disabilities. There is no ... Accelerated aging disease Bloom syndrome (gene) DNA repair Progeria Tumor M2-PK Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) ... Bloom syndrome is an extremely rare disorder in most populations and the frequency of the disease has not been measured in most ... German, James M.D. (November 1993). "Bloom Syndrome: A Mendelian Prototype of Somatic Mutational Disease". Medicine. 72: 393- ...
*  C. Everett Koop
"The Health Consequences of Smoking: Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease: A Report of the Surgeon General (1984)". Profiles.nlm.nih ... "The Health Consequences of Smoking: Cancer and Chronic Lung Disease in the Workplace: A Report of the Surgeon General (1985)". ... Koop wrote the official U.S. policy on the disease, and in 1988 he took unprecedented action in mailing AIDS information to ... Walter obtained a list of articles from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), authored mostly by CDC abortion- ...
*  Margit Brandt
... died at home with her family due to her chronic obstructive lung disease. 1988: Margit designs the entry uniform ...
*  Marfan syndrome
Other possible pulmonary manifestations of Marfan syndrome include sleep apnea and idiopathic obstructive lung disease. ... Obstructive lung disease Osteopenia (low bone density) Pectus carinatum or excavatum Pes planus (flat feet) Pneumothorax ( ... air escapes from a lung and occupies the pleural space between the chest wall and a lung. The lung becomes partially compressed ... The gene linked to the disease was first identified by Francesco Ramirez at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City in ...
*  List of diseases (C)
... ocular Colobomata unilobar lung heart defect Colobomatous microphthalmia heart disease hearing Colobomatous microphthalmia ... Chronic myelomonocytic leukemia Chronic necrotizing vasculitis Chronic neutropenia Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ... Marie-Tooth disease type 1A Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 1B Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 1C Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease ... Marie-Tooth disease type 2C Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 2D Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 4A Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease ...
*  Cardiovascular & pulmonary physiotherapy
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), also known as chronic obstructive lung disease (COLD), and chronic obstructive ... Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease. pp. 1-7. "COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)-Topic Overview ... airway disease (COAD), among others, is a type of obstructive lung disease characterized by chronically poor airflow. It ... of a clot that travels to the lungs. Together, DVT and pulmonary embolism constitute a single disease process known as venous ...