Schematic view of the human respiratory system with their parts and functions.
|Significant diseases||Asthma, Lung Cancer, Tuberculosis, Occupational lung disease|
|Significant tests||Bronchoscopy, Sputum studies, Arterial blood gases|
|Specialist||Respiratory Physician, Pulmonologist|
Pulmonology is a type of medicine where doctors know about the lungs and the heart. They work on keeping lungs healthy. A doctor working in pulmonology is called a pulmonologist. Pulmonologists also work with respiratory therapists to educate and help make lungs healthy.
Where do they work?
- Clinics (Regular doctors offices)
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