Apr 25, 2018
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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is an umbrella term used to describe progressive lung diseases including emphysema, chronic bronchitis, refractory (non-reversible) asthma, and some forms of bronchiectasis (1,2). This disease is characterized by increasing breathlessness. (1,2) People with emphysema are referred to as “pink puffers” and experience shortness of breath due to a loss of … [ Read More ]

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