Ch. 29 - COPD - Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease(COPD...

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) General Knowledge 1. Define COPD: p. 580 Include in the definition the 2 types of obstructive airway diseases Chronic Bronchitis: chronic productive cough for 3 months in each of 2 consecutive years Emphysema: abnormal, permanent enlargement of alveoli 2. List 5 factors associated with the etiology of COPD: pp580 -583 a. Cigarette smoking b. Occupational chemicals and dust c. Air pollution d. Infection e. Heredity f. Aging 3. Review the COPD Pathophysiology Map on p. 583 and re-draw the map below: 4. Explain the Clinical Manifestations of COPD: p. 585 a. Chronic intermittent cough in the morning b. Chest breathing: use of accessory and intercostal muscles c. Bluish-red coloring of skin d. Underweight with adequate caloric intake e. Chronic fatigue f. Pursed lip breathing, barrel chest 5. Explain the complication of COPD, Cor Pulmonale: pp 585-586 - RIGHT SIDED HEART FAILURE caused by: hypertrophy of right side of the heart, as a result of
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  • Spring '16
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

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