News tagged with obstructive pulmonary disease

New test could identify smokers at risk of emphysema

Using CT scans to measure blood flow in the lungs of people who smoke may offer a way to identify which smokers are most at risk of emphysema before the disease damages and eventually destroys areas of the lungs, according ...

dateApr 06, 2010 in Health
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Treatment checklists may cut hospital deaths

Patient deaths at three London hospitals have been cut by almost 15% after introducing treatment checklists (known as care bundles), finds a study published in the British Medical Journal today.

dateApr 02, 2010 in Other
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