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Pulmonology is a medical specialty that deals with the diseases of the pulmonary system also known as the respiratory system.
Pulmonology is the study of Pulmonary disease and practiced by a Pulmonologist. Pulmonologists use tests to diagnose respiratory conditions and diseases.
Blood tests, x-rays, CT’s, MRI’s, pulmonary function tests, to name a few. Some common conditions the pulmonologist treat are COPD, emphysema, asthma, sleep apnea, Black Lung, to respiratory failure. Treatments for respiratory conditions vary as much as the tests do. Treatments range from oral medications, antibiotics, oxygen therapy, inhalers, nebulizers (aka-breathing treatments), to mechanical ventilation (aka-ventilator or life support).