Notes:.About the American College of Physicians and Annals of Internal Medicine – is Annals of Internal Medicine ( one of the five most widely cited peer-reviewed medical journals in the world, the Journal was published. 81 years and accepts only 7 % of the original studies submitted for publication Annals of Internal Medicine, and the American College of Physicians (the largest medical specialty organization. Published the second-largest physician group in the United States.
More than 80 % of COPD is caused by smoking. Inhalation of a burning cigarette smoking is about 4,000 different compounds in vapors, particles and smoke. All of this material comes into contact kill kill fragile airway with with cilia and films of mucus, to facilitate the passage of air into the lungs.The illness is caused by a bacterium in wild animal species in particular rodents and rabbits. Human can be become infected by bites of infected animals or infected insects, handling of cadavers, from eating contaminated food or, in rare cases, inhalation the bacterium. There is no transmitted from person to person.