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Breathe Easy: Five Pulmonary Disorders that Could be Harming Your Health

Breathe Easy: Five Pulmonary Disorders that Could be Harming Your Health

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Did you know the average adult takes 15 to 20 breaths a minute? Our lungs have a big responsibility so if they are compromised by injury or disease, it can be detrimental.

Preparing for a Bronchoscopy

Preparing for a Bronchoscopy

by Stephanie Meadows
Bronchoscopy is a procedure performed by a pulmonologist (lung specialist) that allows them to view lungs and air passages to investigate and diagnose a lung problem. A pencil-thin, flexible fiber-optic tube (bronchoscope) with a camera and light attached is inserted into the lungs via nose or mouth, and throat. The doctor examines the respiratory system - larynx, trachea, bronchi, and bronchioles.