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The main hypothesis is that persons that smoke or smoked tobacco and marihuana have worsen lung function as compared with persons that only smoke or smoked tobacco.
We will follow persons with already diagnosed COPD (chronic bronchitis and/or emphysema). Obtain their smoking history: tobacco and marihuana and review their pulmonary function study results. Then we are planning to compare both groups.
Observational Model: Case Control, Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Lyndon B Johnson General Hospital
The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:14:52-0400
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COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) is used for a number of conditions including chronic bronchitis and emphysema, which all lead to the airways in the lungs becoming damaged and thus narrower, making inhalation and exhalation harder...
Within medicine, nutrition (the study of food and the effect of its components on the body) has many different roles. Appropriate nutrition can help prevent certain diseases, or treat others. In critically ill patients, artificial feeding by tubes need t...