Cardio Pulmonary Disorders are described as the range of serious disorders that affects the heart and lungs. Cardiovascular disease is described as any abnormal condition characterised heart or blood vessel dysfunction.
Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) includes diseases affecting the Heart and blood vessels.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD)
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease refers to a number of chronic pulmonary conditions characterized by narrowing and obstruction of airways, increased retention of pulmonary secretions and structural deterioration of alveoli. This airflow limitation is progressive.
Several terms are used to describe the obstructive pulmonary disease.
COLD: Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease.
COAD: Chronic Obstructive Airway Dysfunction.
COPD: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.