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Prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and associated risk factors in Uganda (FRESH AIR Uganda): a prospective cross-sectional observational study.
COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) is a progressive disease associated mainly with tobacco smoking, air pollution or occupational exposure, which makes it hard to breathe and results in increased episodes of breathlessness.
Clinical Outcome of Community-Acquired Pneumonia Associated with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
'The results also suggest that adult second-hand smoke exposure increases the risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease death.
In 2016, a total of three million people died due to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, which makes up 6% of total international deaths, he said, adding that the disease is expected to become the third-largest cause of death by 2020.
We thus designed a cross sectional analytical study to determine the factors affecting the frequency of acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (AECOPDs) in local COPD patients.
The researchers identified two groups of children with asthma, and one group of adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), all of whom used inhaled corticosteroid medications.
In Poland, as compared to the previous years, the number of cases of work-related chronic obstructive pulmonary disease has significantly decreased over the recent years [10].
Nearly 3/4th of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients are from lower socioeconomic group 72% (n: 36) and rest were from middle class 28% (n: 14).
The last two decades have seen an increase in the incidence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), making it one of the major health problems faced today1,2.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a common preventable and treatable disease which is characterized by persistent airflow limitation that is usually progressive and associated with an enhanced chronic inflammatory response in the airways and the lung to noxious particles or gases.
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