“Evaluation and Management of Pulmonary Disorders” (pp. 404–486) This part outlines examination and treatment components of pulmonary disorders, such as acute bronchitis, asthma, chest pain, chronic cough, COPD, dyspnea, lung cancer, pleural effusions, and pneumonia. Lifespan considerations, complications, and health promotion strategies are also examined. o Part 20, “Evaluation and Management of Infectious Disease” ? Chapter 237, “Tuberculosis” (pp. 1283–1292) This chapter differentiates between active and latent tuberculosis and examines components that aid in diagnosing and managing tuberculosis, including pathophysiology, clinical presentation, and diagnostics. • Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease. (2011). At-a-glance outpatient management reference for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Retrieved from http://www.goldcopd.org/uploads/users/files/GOLD_AtAGlance_2011_Jan18.pdf

“Evaluation and Management of Pulmonary Disorders” (pp. 404–486) This part outlines examination and treatment components of pulmonary disorders, such as acute bronchitis, asthma, chest pain, chronic cough, COPD, dyspnea, lung cancer, pleural effusions, and pneumonia. Lifespan considerations, complications, and health promotion strategies are also examined. o Part 20, “Evaluation and Management of Infectious Disease” ? Chapter 237, “Tuberculosis” (pp. 1283–1292) This chapter differentiates between active and latent tuberculosis and examines components that aid in diagnosing and managing tuberculosis, including pathophysiology, clinical presentation, and diagnostics. • Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease. (2011). At-a-glance outpatient management reference for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Retrieved from http://www.goldcopd.org/uploads/users/files/GOLD_AtAGlance_2011_Jan18.pdf

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Readings • Buttaro, T. M., Trybulski, J., Polgar Bailey, P., & Sandberg-Cook, J. (2013). Primary care: A collaborative practice (4th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Mosby. o Part 4, “Office Emergencies” ? Chapter 26, “Acute Bronchospasm” (pp. 189–191) This chapter explores the epidemiology, pathophysiology, and clinical presentation of acute bronchospasm. It also describes the roles of physical examinations, diagnostics, and differential diagnoses in management of acute bronchospasm. o Part 10, “Evaluation and Management of Pulmonary Disorders” (pp. 404–486) This part outlines examination and treatment components of pulmonary disorders, such as acute bronchitis, asthma, chest pain, chronic cough, COPD, dyspnea, lung cancer, pleural effusions, and pneumonia. Lifespan considerations, complications, and health promotion strategies are also examined. o Part 20, “Evaluation and Management of Infectious Disease” ? Chapter 237, “Tuberculosis” (pp. 1283–1292) This chapter differentiates between active and latent tuberculosis and examines components that aid in diagnosing and managing tuberculosis, including pathophysiology, clinical presentation, and diagnostics. • Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease. (2011). At-a-glance outpatient management reference for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Retrieved from http://www.goldcopd.org/uploads/users/files/GOLD_AtAGlance_2011_Jan18.pdf This article outlines the COPD guidelines and includes guidance for diagnosis, assessment, and management of patients with COPD. Optional Resources • American Lung Association. (n.d.). Retrieved November 28, 2012, from http://www.lung.org • Drugs.com. (n.d.). Retrieved November 28, 2012, from www.drugs.com • Institute for Safe Medication Practices. (n.d.). Retrieved November 28, 2012, from http://www.ismp.org/ • WebMD. (2012). Medscape. Retrieved from http://www.medscape.com/

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