805822.docx - Biomedical Engineering 1 How Mechanomyogram(MMG and Eectromyographic(EMG are used to Diagnose COPD Severity By Student\u2019s Name Course

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Biomedical Engineering 1 How Mechanomyogram(MMG) and Eectromyographic(EMG) are used to Diagnose COPD Severity By Student’s Name Course + Code Class Institution Date
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Biomedical Engineering 2 Diagnosis and Treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in a Medical perspective Chronic Obstructive pulmonary Disease(COPD) is a chronic lung condition characterized by airflow limitations and respiratory symptoms. According to the Lng Foundation Australia, the corrent confirmed diagnosis of COPD should be considere to all former and current smokers with age more than 35 years experiencing symtoms such as sputum production, breathlessness and cough. Individuals with COPD normally presents as a recurrent episode of respiratory infections which requires antibiotic therapy . There is a close relationship between the rate of decline in forced respiratory volume in one second coded as (FEV1), and amount of tobacco smoked thus regarding tobacco smoking , COPD varies from one person to another. Spirometry is oftenly used in COPD diagnosis in order to measure airflow limitations. COPD is ussually characterized by airflow limitations that is not fully reversible. A confirmed COPD diagnosis present with airflow limitations of post- brochodilater FEV1/FVC >7 and if FEV1 is greater than 400ml following brochodilater, asthma is considered. To conform COPD there are a number of investigations done which
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