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  1. COPD Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease By Espen Gavin and ZabihullaMirzai

  2. What is COPD? • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease • Syptoms - Dyspnea (Ex. Activity) - Emphysema - Sleep apnea - Chronic coughing with mucus - Chest pressure • Reasons • Smoking • Polluted air

  3. Diagnosis • Spirometry and other tests • COPD vs Asthma

  4. Norwegian and international Statistics • About 370 000 people • 4-10% of worlds population (8-20% in South America) • Women more exposed then men • WHO (4th on ranking) – 2020 (3rd)

  5. Restrictions from government • Total smoking ban in public spaces (Also restaurants) – 2004 • National free COPD number • Increase awareness of COPD in the population • Strengthen the focus on preventive measures against smoking amongst adolescents • Smoke-free schools • Training of primary health care physician such as GPs to advice patients on how to quit smoking. • Routine documentation of smoking habits in patient records • Tobacco tax (0,4 USD per cigarette) • 4,5 Billion NOK each year! (797 million USD/494 million GBP)

  6. “Treatment” • “Once you go black, you never go back!” • Medications

  7. There are easier ways to kill yourself than smoking!

  8. Sources • http://www.fhi.no/eway/default.aspx?pid=233&trg=MainLeft_5670&MainArea_5661=5670:0:15,3102:1:0:0:::0:0&MainLeft_5670=5544:55604::1:5675:2:::0:0 • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chronic_obstructive_pulmonary_disease#Signs_and_symptoms • http://lancastria.net/blog/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/COPD.jpg • http://www.lhl.no/no/om-lhl/organisasjonen-lhl/presentasjoner/presentasjon-av-lhls-likemannsarbeid411/ • http://www.childrensdayton.org/image/ial/images/883/883_image.gif • http://www.apotek1.no/lunger-og-luftveier/kols • http://www.copd.com/treating/index.html