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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