The Department of Pneumology and the Nurse's Specialist at Auch en Gascogne Hospital offers an information day on Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). open for all in the hospital lobby on November 16 from 9:00 to 16:00
These health professionals will be available to educate the general public on pathological conditions related to breathing, information, answering questions and offering free screening for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Visitors who want to do so will be taken to the spirography room for testing, suggested reading results, and may make recommendations if necessary.
In order to inform smokers who are often afflicted with lung disease, and in particular COPD, a nurse who is a tobacco expert will propose carbon monoxide measurements, calculate the degree of dependence and why not the shutdown process. The more early respiratory diseases are detected, the more effective their treatment, so if you or someone around you (a child or a relative) coughs at night, spit every morning if you are breathless with the least effort … n. Do not hesitate to visit this info day.