Providing Care and Support for Patients with Acute and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases
Lung diseases are some of the most common afflictions and can be life threatening. According to the CDC, chronic lower respiratory diseases are the third most common cause of death among people 65 and older. These lung disorders cause breathing problems that can prevent the body from getting life sustaining oxygen. Unfortunately, it seems that the presence of lung diseases in women seems to be on the rise.
Lung diseases include: