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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a lung disease in which the lungs are damaged, making it hard to breathe. In COPD, the airways - the tubes that carry air in and out of your lungs - are partly obstructed, making it difficult to get air in and out.

Facts
Information for Patients
Prevention and Control
Diagnosis and Management Information for Health Professionals
Work-Related COPD Information for Health Professionals
 
 
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