Alphabetically arranged entries offer illustrated articles on anatomy, health care, diseases, conditions, and physiology.HOW THE LUNG TISSUE OF SMOKERS MAY BE DAMAGED BY EMPHYSEMA ... may be difficult because of the breathlessness, and there may be discomfort after a meal because the lungs have expanded, pushing the diaphragm into the stomach. Loss of ... have chronic bronchitis, may benefit from using bronchodilator drugs, which help to clear the airways. ... Outlook Emphysema can sometimes be slowed, but lung damage cannot be repaired, so it is better not to begin smoking.
|Title||:||Encyclopedia of Family Health|
|Author||:||David B. Jacoby, R. M. Youngson|
|Publisher||:||Marshall Cavendish - 2004|