COPD I Nucleus Health
17
September

COPD I Nucleus Health

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, is the gradual loss of your ability to breathe effectively. Normally, as you inhale, air moves freely through your trachea, or windpipe, then through large tubes called bronchi smaller tubes called bronchioles and finally into tiny sacs called alveoli. Small blood vessels called capillaries surround your alveoli. Oxygen from […]


What is COPD? Animated Explanation Video

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Hello, in this HealthSketch we want to talk to you about COPD. COPD stands for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. It’s a bit of a mouthful, but it makes sense when you break it down. ‘Chronic’ describes how it doesn’t go away ‘Obstructive’ describes the way it makes breathing difficult, and ‘Pulmonary disease’ means it affects […]


COPD (& Emphysema) Explained Clearly – Pathophysiology & Treatment
01
September

COPD (& Emphysema) Explained Clearly – Pathophysiology & Treatment

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Welcome to another MedCram lecture. We’re going to talk about emphysema today, otherwise known as C.O.P.D. It seems as all these diseases have abbreviations in medicine. This one is “chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.” What is C.O.P.D.? It’s a common preventable and treatable lung disease and the typical symptoms that you’ll see in patients with emphysema […]


How to Use the Aerobika* Oscillating Positive Expiratory Pressure Therapy System
31
August

How to Use the Aerobika* Oscillating Positive Expiratory Pressure Therapy System

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , /

Please follow these simple instructions when using Aerobika* Oscillating Positive Expiratory Pressure therapy system or Oscillating PEP device. The proper resistance setting is key to effective PEP treatments. Your health care professional will determine what resistance setting is right for you. Always ensure the resistance indicator is set as prescribed by your healthcare professional. The […]


Advair Diskus a Prescription Medication Used to Treat Asthma and COPD
28
August

Advair Diskus a Prescription Medication Used to Treat Asthma and COPD

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , /

Advair Diskus, the brand-name form of fluticasone and salmeterol, is a prescription medication used to treat asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Advair contains two drugs, fluticasone and salmeterol. Fluticasone is a steroid medication, which reduces inflammation in the airways. Salmeterol is a beta agonist, which relaxes the muscles in the airways. These two drugs […]


Aerobika* OPEP Device – How it Works – Trudell Medical International
25
August

Aerobika* OPEP Device – How it Works – Trudell Medical International

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , /

In healthy lungs mucus is produced to trap and get rid of foreign particles or bacteria that get into the lungs. Mucus is cleared from the airways by tiny hairs on the walls of the lungs called cilia which beat back and forth to move the mucus to upper airways where it can be coughed […]


Chronic bronchitis treatment | Respiratory system diseases | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy
22
August

Chronic bronchitis treatment | Respiratory system diseases | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , /

-[Voiceover] In chronic bronchitis, the problem basically is that we have irritants which lead to inflammation, which lead to the production of mucus, which leads to all the problems in lung function. Actually let’s write that lung function. Things like not getting enough oxygen, not being able to breathe out. If that’s our theme then […]