Slide Shows

Module: Understanding COPD

Slide Show: Understanding COPD Slide Show: Understanding COPD
This slide show 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

Slide Show: Diagnosis and Evaluation of COPD Slide Show: Diagnosis and Evaluation of COPD
This slide show 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

Slide Show: Management and Treatment of COPD Slide Show: Management and Treatment of COPD
This slide show 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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