Lung Diseases, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions

This book describes Lung Diseases, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases
Diseases of the lung are classified:
1.Those that cause the breathing to be harder
Asthma
Emphysema
Bronchitis
Pneumonia
Acute respiratory distress syndrome
Pneumothorax
Lung Cancer
2.Those that injure the lungs' ability to exchange carbon dioxide for oxygen
Pulmonary edema
Smoke inhalation
Carbon monoxide poisoning More

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Tags: acute respiratory distress syndrome ards is the severe inflammatory disorder of the lung asthma occurs when the bronchioles narrow reducing the size of the airways and the flow of air and making the respiratory muscles work harder bronchitis happens when the airways become inflamed and constrict which reduce the flow of air and raises the work of the respiratory muscles carbon monoxide attaches to hemoglobin more tightly than either oxygen or carbon dioxide which reduces the delivery of oxygen to all the tissues diseases or disorders that minimize or prevent gas exchange stop the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide diseases that affect the mechanics of breathing causes breathing to be harder emphysema occurs when the lungs are stiffened with fibers and become less elastic which raises the work of the respiratory muscles in smoke inhalation smoke particles cover the alveoli and stop the exchange of gases pneumonia is an infection of the lung parenchyma which can be produced by both viruses and bacteria pulmonary edema occurs fluid between the alveolus and pulmonary capillary accumulates which raises the distance over which gases must exchange and decreases the exchange
About Kenneth Kee

Medical doctor since 1972.

Started Kee Clinic in 1974 at 15 Holland Dr #03-102, relocated to 36 Holland Dr #01-10 in 2009.

Did my M.Sc (Health Management ) in 1991 and Ph.D (Healthcare Administration) in 1993.

Dr Kenneth Kee is still working as a family doctor at the age of 65.

However he has reduced his consultation hours to 3 hours in the morning and 2 hours in
the afternoon.

He first started writing free blogs on medical conditions seen in the clinic in 2007 on http://kennethkee.blogspot.com.

His purpose in writing these simple guides was for the health education of his patients which is also his dissertation for his Ph.D (Healthcare Administration). He then wrote an autobiolographical account of his journey as a medical student to family doctor on his other blog afamilydoctorstale.blogspot.com.

This autobiolographical account “A Family Doctor’s Tale” was combined with his early “A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions” into a new Wordpress Blog “A Family Doctor’s Tale” on http://ken-med.com.

From which many free articles from the blog was taken and put together into 550 amazon kindle books and some into Smashwords.com eBooks.

He apologized for typos and spelling mistakes in his earlier books.

He will endeavor to improve the writing in futures.

Some people have complained that the simple guides are too simple.
For their information they are made simple in order to educate the patients.
The later books go into more details of medical conditions.
The first chapter of all my ebooks is always taken from my blog A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions which was started in 2007 as a simple educational help to my patients on my first blog http://kennethkee.blogspot.com.
The medical condition was described simply and direct to the point.
Because the simple guide as taken from the blog was described as too simple, I have increased the other chapters to include more detailed description of the illness, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.
As a result there are the complaints by some readers of constant repetitions of the same contents but in detail and fairly up to date.

He has published 550 eBooks on various subjects on health, 1 autobiography of his medical journey, another on the autobiography of a Cancer survivor, 2 children stories and one how to study for his nephew and grand-daughter.

The purpose of these simple guides is to educate patient on health conditions and not meant as textbooks.

He does not do any night duty since 2000 ever since Dr Tan had his second stroke.

His clinic is now relocated to the Bouna Vista Community Centre.

The 2 units of his original clinic are being demolished to make way for a new Shopping Mall.

He is now doing some blogging and internet surfing (bulletin boards since the 1980's) starting
with the Apple computer and going to PC.

All the PC is upgraded by himself from XT to the present Pentium duo core.

The present Intel i7 CPU is out of reach at the moment because the CPU is still expensive.

He is also into DIY changing his own toilet cistern and other electric appliance.

His hunger for knowledge has not abated and he is a lifelong learner.

The children have all grown up and there are 2 grandchildren who are even more technically advanced than the grandfather where mobile phones are concerned.

This book is taken from some of the many articles in his blog (now with 740 posts) A Family Doctor’s Tale.

Dr Kee is the author of:

"A Family Doctor's Tale"

"Life Lessons Learned From The Study And Practice Of Medicine"

"Case Notes From A Family Doctor"

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