Lung Disease in Primary Care

Breathing and heartbeat draw the line between life and death. Pulmonary disease, respiratory symptoms, and respiratory failure are common, high-impact conditions. For example, asthma is the most common chronic disease of childhood, respiratory failure causes many admissions to our nation's intensive care units (ICUs), and lung cancer is now the leading cause of cancer death for both men and women in America. Lung cancer accounts for 31% of cancer deaths in men and 25% of cancer deaths in women (American Cancer Society, 2002). In part because of the global spread of tobacco, the World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that chronic obstructive pulmonary disease will move from being the 12th leading cause of disease burden, as measured by lost disability-adjusted life-years (DALY), to being the fifth leading cause by 2020 (Murray and Lopez, 1996).

Roses are red, violets are blue;

Without your lungs, you would be too!

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