Pulmonary fibrosis is a lung disease that causes scarring in the tissue of the lungs. It leads to shortness of breath, a persistent dry cough, weight loss, fatigue, and clubbing of the fingers and toes.
In this Spectrum Health video, pulmonary and critical care medicine physician Dr. Shelley Schmidt, talks briefly about pulmonary fibrosis (PF) to explain how complicated the disease is to diagnose, the symptoms of PH, and how a multidisciplinary approach can improve patient treatment.
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