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Early Detection COPD Spirometry Thrives in Trichur, India

The Pulmonary Club of Trichur, India is again ahead of us here in Kitsap County. Following is the announcement of their second patient, physician meeting and the date of the third meeting. Of major importance is that they did Spirometry testing for early detection on twenty more patients.

Early detection seems to be an important theme for the pulmonary physicians in India and they’ve stepped up to the plate of preventative medicine and early detection for COPD. Congratulations to your dedicated pulmonary doctors in India!

{The second meeting of the club for COPD patients was held on 28 Mar2010 at Trichur.

Patients had interaction among each other and further clarified by medical faculty.
Spirometry was done for 20 patients and a few more were registered.

The concept of early diagnosis and relevance of spirometry was stressed.

The next meeting for patients is scheduled on the first Sunday of May.}

Dr V P Gopinathan
For Pulmonology Club,Trichur.

New Pulmonary Club Forms in Trichur, India

Dr. Col V P Gopinathan, for the Pulmonology Club, Trichur, India, announced they formed a new club on 16 January 2010.
Forty-four patients joined the doctor supported, patient support and educational group.
Included in the program were a demonstration of pulmonary devices and a discussion of the airway diseases shown in the available brochures handed out to the members.

The newly formed Pulmonary Club proposes to hold meetings bimonthly on the first Sunday and to increase membership. India’s medical students are actively involved and office bearers include patients.
India’s Pulmonary Physicians have a good start in their quest to control the growing airway menace, including Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) menace.

As a lung patient (COPD and Sarcoidosis) living in the Pulmonary Desert of No Physician Patient COPD Club in Kitsap County, Washington, sincere congratulations to Dr. Col C P Gopinathan and Associates for their newly formed Pulmonology Club, Trichur, India.

More later… Sharon O’Hara