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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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Clinical efficacy of the treatment of tiotropium bromide combined salmeterol/fluticasone on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Chin J Clin Pharm.
Clinical Outcome of Community-Acquired Pneumonia Associated with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
'The results also suggest that adult second-hand smoke exposure increases the risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease death.
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In Poland, as compared to the previous years, the number of cases of work-related chronic obstructive pulmonary disease has significantly decreased over the recent years [10].
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is most prevalent in males.
Cardiovascular complications are frequently observed in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and these complications help to identify a subset of patients with higher mortality.
With 16 million Americans diagnosed with the disease, the COPD National Action Plan has five overriding goals: empowering patients, families and caregivers to recognize the disease; equipping health care providers to provide comprehensive care to patients; collecting, analyzing, reporting and disseminating data on the disease; increasing and sustaining research on the disease; and turning chronic obstructive pulmonary disease recommendations into research and public health care actions.
[1.] Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease--Global Strategy for Diagnosis, Management, and Prevention of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary disease. Available from: http:// www.goldcopd.org/uploads/users/files/GOLD_Report_2014_ Jun11pdf.
PR is a cost-effective programme, (4) with particular benefits for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).