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Associations Found Between HIV Infection and Impaired Pulmonary Gas Exchange

Investigators assessed the relationship between HIV infection and impaired pulmonary gas exchange, as well as the influence HIV has on the diffusing capacity of the lungs for carbon monoxide in patients with and without comorbid chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Preliminary Diagnosis: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) I. What imaging technique is first-line for this diagnosis? Chest x-ray, PA, and lateral views. II. Describe the advantages and disadvantages of this technique for diagnosing COPD. Advantages Inexpensive. Quick.Continue Reading Portable. Exposes patients to minimal ionizing radiation. Disadvantages Less specific and sensitive in diagnosing COPD as compared…
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E-Cigarette Use May Increase COPD Risk

Electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) use may be associated with an increased risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
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