Nursing Intervention for Congestive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
6 pages (1500 words)
, Research Paper
al., 2008; GOLD, 2008; National Lung Heart and Heart Blood Institute, 2009). COPD is a clinical syndrome that results to excessive production of mucous, wheezing, continual dyspnea, and chest tightness associated with progressive obstruction of expiratory airflow secondary to persistent inflammation of the airways and lung (Woodley and Whelan, 1992; Sutherland and Cherniack, 2004; Fabbri, et al., 2008).