Tag: IPF

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a devastating interstitial lung disease that has no cure. The term fibrosis refers to scarring, in IPF particularly the scarring of the lungs. The scarring causes irreversible destruction and progressive decline of the lungs. When the tissue thickens, the lungs cannot properly exchange oxygen.


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Combined Pulmonary Fibrosis and Emphysema (CPFE)

Nursing Essays

Ong Wei Jun Dan The Causes, Consequences and Differences Between Pulmonary Fibrosis or Emphysema AloneĀ  Abstract Combined pulmonary fibrosis and emphysema (CPFE) is a complicated disease and untrea...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020