Animations

Module: Understanding COPD

Animation: Understanding COPD Animation: Understanding COPD
This animation describes the causes, risk factors and common symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), as well as how lungs with COPD function.

Module: Diagnosis of COPD

Animation: Diagnosis and Evaluation of COPD Animation: Diagnosis and Evaluation of COPD
This animation describes the tests used to diagnose and evaluate chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) as well as the symptoms suggestive of COPD. The animation also describes pulse oximetry, acute exacerbations of COPD, and the importance of early diagnosis for better patient outcomes.

Module: Treatment of COPD

Animation: Management and Treatment of COPD Animation: Management and Treatment of COPD
This animation explains the main types of medications used to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), as well as important lifestyle changes that can help patients better manage their COPD.

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