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When diagnosed with interstitial lung disease (ILD) you are given an ICD-10 code. However, for many people with chronic lung disease, the first question can be “What is ICD-10?” With your health in mind, the Lung Institute is here to give you the specifics of ICD codes and breakdown Interstitial Lung Disease: What is ICD-10?
This Week in Lung Disease News takes a look at the lasting legacy of health problems experienced by those affected by 9/11.
People living with COPD face many challenges on a daily basis. Keep reading to learn more about one patient’s story about living with COPD and what she did to improve her quality life.
Knowing the interstitial lung disease facts can help you stay proactive in your healthcare and your interstitial lung disease treatment needs. Keep reading to learn the interstitial lung disease facts you need to know.
An Interstitial lung disease (ILD) prognosis can be hard news for anyone. Bring up questions, stress, and feelings of anxiety, the hardest part can often be just trying to cope with such difficult news. With your health in mind, the Lung Institute is here to provide help step-by-step with Interstitial Lung Disease: 5 Steps to Coping.
The pulmonary fibrosis stages have traditionally been staged as mild, early, severe and advanced. However, doctors and researchers have been developing more a more accurate way to place pulmonary fibrosis into stages. Keep reading to learn more.
One of the most important questions associated with an emphysema diagnosis is “what is my stage?”. For those who live with the disease, staging information can be vital for adjusting one’s lifestyle in order to improve quality of life moving forward. With your health in mind, the Lung Institute is here to breakdown Emphysema Stages and what your numbers mean.
If you have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), you have probably heard about the COPD stages, which range from mild to very severe. In fact, you may have had certain types of tests or procedures to help you doctor gain valuable measurements and information about your COPD. These tests and measurements help your doctor determine…