Duke Medicine COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary)

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January 2019

From The Editor

This report covers obstructive lung diseases and lung infections. Obstructive lung diseases include chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, and bronchiectasis. Because these diseases produce similar symptoms, making a correct diagnosis can be challenging. In addition, these conditions often overlap—for example, a person with asthma can acquire chronic bronchitis and/or …

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Consulting Editor
Joseph A. Govert, MD, Duke Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Duke Medicine
Lynne Christensen
Group Directors, Belvoir Media Group
Diane Muhlfeld, Jay Roland
Creative Director, Belvoir Media Group
Judi Crouse
Belvoir Editor
Kate Brophy
Publisher, Belvoir Media Group
Timothy H. Cole
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