What is Emphysema?

It is abnormal collection of air in tissue spaces like subcutaneous tissue and lung parenchyma.

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hi, what are the modifiable and non modifiable risk factors of emphysema and how it affects the person. what are the common nursing diagnosis for...

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For emphysema diagnosis main single most investigation is spirometry.....

For emphysema medical as well as...

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I have been diagnosed with asmathe and emphysema. I have been experiencing coughing, running nose, and difficulty breathing in the past 3-4 weeks....

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Emphysema is an irreversible disease and is hard to manage. Asthma on the other hand is episodic and can be fairly managed with inhalers....

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Does emphasyma aled to lung cancer or any cancer?

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Brief Answer:
Emphysema doesn't cause lung cancer

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