Learning Outcomes

When you have studied this session, you should be able to:

  • Define and use correctly all of the key words printed in bold.
  • Describe the main structures in the respiratory system and how they are affected by COPD and bronchial asthma.
  • Describe the major risk factors for COPD and bronchial asthma, and the screening questions you can use to detect early signs of COPD.
  • Describe the major symptoms and signs of COPD and bronchial asthma, and how they affect patients’ lives.
  • Explain how you can educate people in your community to prevent or reduce the impact of COPD and bronchial asthma.
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