The Department of Pneumology and specialist nurse for tobacco at the Auch en Gascogne Hospital Center are offering an informative day on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). open to all at the hospital lobby on November 16 from 9.00 to 16.00
These health professionals will be available to educate the general public on pathologies related to breathing, informing, answering questions and providing free screening for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Visitors who want to do so will be taken to the spirographic test site, the results will be read, and if necessary, the pulmonologist may also make recommendations.
To inform smokers who are often affected by lung disease and, in particular, COPD, a nurse practicing tobacco there will propose carbon monoxide measurements to calculate their degree of dependency and, why not, lead to the discharge process. Earlier respiratory illnesses are detected, their treatment is more effective, so if you or someone around you (children or loved ones) cough at night, spit every morning if you are breathless at the slightest effort, … n & # 39; Open this information day.