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pulmonology

(po͝ol′mə-nŏl′ə-jē, pŭl′-)
n.
The branch of medicine that deals with diseases of the respiratory system.

pul′mo·nol′o·gist n.

pulmonology

The study of the lungs and respiratory function
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Dr Biswajit Chakrabarti, consultant respiratory physician at Aintree University Hospital, with Aintree chief executive Steve Warburton
Dr Chris Stenton, consultant respiratory physician at The Newcastle NHS Foundation Trust, said: " It is vital anyone with the early warning signs of feeling out of breath quits."
Dr Chris Stenton, consultant respiratory physician at The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, said: "COPD can make everyday activities such as walking upstairs, shopping or doing housework difficult.
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Dr Michael McWeeney, Consultant Respiratory Physician in Galway Clinic and the Bon Secours Hospital said: "Overall we believe the condition affects between 2.5% and 4% of the population but because most people who suffer from it remain undiagnosed that may be conservative."
"Most of the smokers here in Dubai are 20 to 30 years old whereas the average daily consumption hit 15 cigarettes per person," said Dr Bassam Mahboob, consultant respiratory physician at the Rashid Hospital.
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Professor Peter Openshaw, a respiratory physician at Imperial College London, said the five patients at the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff who were diagnosed with Tamiflu-resistant swine flu would have been more susceptible because their immune systems were not working properly.
Respiratory physician Mr Erin, of Llandough, near Cardiff, was found guilty of two counts of attempting to poison his mistress and secretary, Bella Prowse, by crumbing toxic chemicals into a cup of coffee and some juice, hoping to terminate his lover's pregnancy, said to be a product of their month-long affair.
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