Anatomy of the Respiratory System
Signs of Respiratory Distress
Inhalers and Nebulizers
Upper Respiratory Infections
Lung Diseases and Disorders
Respiratory disorders, or lung diseases, are disorders like asthma, pneumonia, tuberculosis, and lung cancer.
Lung disease is a leading cause of death; lung disease and other breathing problems are also leading causes of death in infants.
The information on this page will help you better understand and manage respiratory disorders.
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Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital (the flagship hospital) is one of Georgia's largest comprehensive regional medical centers. From the beginning, Phoebe's mission and vision
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