November is COPD awareness month

November is National COPD Awareness Month

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) is a preventable and treatable disease that is caused by breathing in dangerous chemicals, gases, and particles from your environment. Many processes which release these harmful substances can be avoided: · The main risk factor is cigarette smoke. Other forms of smoking can also damage the lungs including E-cigarettes, vaping, …

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Respiratory Failure

  Education for National Respiratory Care Week, Oct. 24-30, 2021 .     Airways, lungs, blood vessels, and muscles are parts of the respiratory system.  Human beings need a constant supply of oxygen to live.  We must also simultaneously eliminate the waste gas, carbon dioxide.  This is accomplished by breathing.  If you don’t have enough oxygen in your blood or your levels …

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