Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a common disease amongst smokers with a 60 or more
pack-year history of smoking. This document was created to help patients understand some basic
information about the disease and the basics of medical treatment for this disease.
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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and You.
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