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Unformatted text preview: o treatments changed from inhaled bronchodilators to inhaled steroids- tuberculosis ( TB ): infectious disease caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis o spread by exposure to airborne bacteria usually from coughing o 12-month course of antibiotics for treatment- lung cancer : incidence strongly associated with cigarette smoking o squamous cell carcinoma, adenocarcinoma & small cell carcinoma o treated with surgical removal of cancerous lung tissue, radiation PAGE8...
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- Fall '10