What are the three different medication classes

Healing and Autonomy” as the basis for your responses in this assignment.
June 18, 2019
What is the prevalence of COPD
June 19, 2019

D. D. is a 66 year-old female suffering from shortness of breath. She smoked 2 packs a day until she quit 2 years ago. She has a history of bronchiolitis, hyperinflated lungs, pulmonary edema, and syncope. Her primary care practitioner suspects she also has pulmonary hypertension (PH). After examination, D. D. has a PAP of 35 mm Hg and mild CHF.

For this week’s discussion, answer ALL questions below:

1.  What is the prevalence of COPD in the United States?  Use the most recent data available and provide a citation for your data.(2 pts)

2.  Do COPD sufferers die of respiratory causes or other causes? Why? (2 pts)

2.  What are the three different medication classes/types of bronchodilators, and how do they EACH function to alleviate the symptoms of COPD? (4 pts)

3.  Is lung transplantation a solution for emphysema patients like D.D.? Why or why not? (2 pts)

Please need done within the next hour, its not paragraph require just questions answered.

 

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