Widespread tobacco smoking, growing environment pollution and use of biomass fuel are the main causes of COPD

December 2016
Pulse International;12/15/2016, Vol. 17 Issue 23, p16
Academic Journal
The article presents the highlights of a seminar organized by the Chest Health & Education Society in collaboration with the Pakistan Chest Society held at JPMC Karachi on November 16, 2016. The seminar discussed the causes of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including tobacco smoking and environmental pollution. Nadeem Rizvi, president of the Chest Health & Education Society, talked about the increase in the COPD mortality.


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