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Keywords

COPD, Women pulmonary disease

 

Authors

  1. Mulroy, Janet RN, MSN, ACNP, CCNS, CCRN

Abstract

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a chronic, progressive, debilitating disease caused primarily by smoking. This article will present a case study of a female with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with emphasis on the physical examination, laboratory data, and healthcare management.