Have Trouble Swallowing Pills? New Approaches Might Help!
Did you know that 40 percent of American adults have difficulty swallowing pills? While some medications can be taken in a liquid form or crushed, time-release medications and those with certain coatings cannot be crushed. Then what? Doctors are offering up some new approaches for people with swallowing issues.
Pulmonary function testing is used to measure the function of the lungs and diagnose or monitor the progression of respiratory conditions. There are various tests used in practice to provide this information.
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