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Last stage of cpod at 40%?

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Dr. Ivan Ackerman
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
1 doctor agrees

In brief: This is stage 3 copd

There are 4 stages of cops stage 3 has fev1 30-50%, stage 4 or very severe COPD has fev1 less than 30% or signs of cor pulmonary or right heart failure.

In brief: This is stage 3 copd

There are 4 stages of cops stage 3 has fev1 30-50%, stage 4 or very severe COPD has fev1 less than 30% or signs of cor pulmonary or right heart failure.
Dr. Ivan Ackerman
Dr. Ivan Ackerman
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Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not yet

If your exploratory volume is 30-49% of predicted then you are in stage 3 - severe copd.
The best advice is to stop smoking now if you haven't already, and try to stay healthy by eating a healthy diet. Stay in close contact with your physician and take medications as prescribed.

In brief: Not yet

If your exploratory volume is 30-49% of predicted then you are in stage 3 - severe copd.
The best advice is to stop smoking now if you haven't already, and try to stay healthy by eating a healthy diet. Stay in close contact with your physician and take medications as prescribed.
Dr. Michael Dansie
Dr. Michael Dansie
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