Episode 5: Restrictive Lung Disease

In this episode I review restrictive lung disease.  This is meant to be a companion episode to Episode 4 which covered obstructive lung disease.  I cover the following topics:

-Definition and diagnosis of restrictive lung disease

-Spirometry

-Extra-pulmonary causes (neurologic, musculoskeletal, pleural/mediastinal)

-Parenchymal causes

-Infant RDS

-ARDS

-Pulmonary Fibrosis

The accompanying slides can be downloaded here: Restrictive Lung Disease slides

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