5.7 Clinical: COPD

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5.7 Clinical: COPD
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2014-02-06 08:52:48
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  1. Define COPD
  2. Employ the Clinical Presentation model
  3. Apply Basic Science Knowledge
  4. List the common symptoms and physical findings in COPD
  5. Describe diagnostic findings on spirometry
  6. Describe the Gold Staging of COPD severity
  7. Describe Inductive reasoning in the use of the scheme
  8. List the etiologies of COPD
  9. Describe the pathophysiology of alveolar destruction.
  10. Explain the pathophysiology of the “Pink Puffer” and the “Blue Bloater”
  11. Interpret the radiologic findings consistent with emphysema and chronic bronchitis
  12. Describe the appropriate laboratory studies
  13. List the major causes of exacerbation of COPD symptoms
  14. List other imaging studies and their appropriate application

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