CPD Activities

CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE


CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE


Starting on :07:00 AM 23 November, 2021 Venue:KUTRRH
Ending on :10:00 AM 17 November, 2021 Max Credits:5.00
Moderator:No Activity Moderator Activity Cost: Free Order

Presenters

1. Dr. SALIM MASOUD
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Description

CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE -Common, preventable and treatable disease Characterised by persistent respiratory symptoms and airflow limitation Due to airway and alveolar abnormalities Caused by significant exposure to noxious particles and gases. Common respiratory symptoms: cough, dyspnea, sputum production

Objectives

Tobacco smoking Indoor air pollution: Biomass fuel exposure Occupational exposure: dust, chemical fumes Genetic abnormalities eg α1 anti-trypsin deficiency Abnormal lung development: intrauterine, LBW Accelerated aging