COPD and the Complications of Respiratory Diseases

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I'm currently doing research , for my college course and because I work with in a Hospital I'm thinking of doing it on the above. I need some ideas , on how I can expand it please or a topic which will also fit in. Will be looking forward to your Ideas. Many Thanks

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       On your research could you find out the difference between COPD bronchitis; emphysema;pneumonia, the reason for asking is that my wife who is 82 has one of the above [COPD] but has NO cough or fleem [mucas] of any kind, Xrays just show lungs not 100% efficent , she is a non smoker, but the bingo years ago used to stink of smoke in the smoking day,s

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    Hi,

    How about looking it in relation to anaesthetic & smoking  as I was diagnosed by an anaethetist  the dental ones  won't touch me as very risky had angioplasty to revive me from a cardiac arrest which was oxygen not getting to  main areas of body.

    Suspect even if given up smoking often treatment not given.I wasn't smoking at age 5 when had bronchopneumonia severely.Saved by pharmacist father .My breathing effects mobility stamina & energy.

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    Thanks for the info,  my wife had plurisey in her early 20's, she is now 82 and for the past 2 years has had this breathing problem,  we put it down to secondary smoking from her bingo sessions years ago when smoking was allowed
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    Hi,

    I was given asthma inhalers to clear the cough then fatal prediction which outlived having acupuncture & flu jab yearly. 8 yrs ago had cardiac arrest revived with angioplasty [ chest] stents .They now say don't have when have to have a mobility scooter & physical assistance with anything I do . Am 67!

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