Critical Thinking Exercise #1
AN EXERCISE IN CRITICAL THINKING #1:
WHY DO YOU THINK THIS WOULD BE TRUE?
Crohn’s disease prevalence among asthma patients was 27% higher than for the general population, and for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, it was 55% higher, according to a study by Jewish General Hospital in Montreal. People with COPD also had a 30% higher rate of ulcerative colitis compared with the general public.
If you have asthma you have an increased risk of Crohn’s
If you have COPD you have an increased risk of Crohn’s
If you have COPD you also have an increased risk of Ulcerative Colitis
#1 First we need to understand what symptoms they have – the name given to the the set of symptoms.
What is Asthma and COPD?
Asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are characterized by a reduced rate of pulmonary airflow resulting from increased inflammation. Asthma is defined as typically fully or nearly fully reversible.
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