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Emphysema

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Emphysema

  1. 1. MUHAMMAD HANIF BIN OMAR JBM2293B 2012407794 THE DANGER OF SMOKING: EMPHYSEMA
  2. 2. DEFINITION  “A condition that affects the lungs, making it difficult to breathe”  Hornby, A S. Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary of Current English. Eight edition. Oxford University Press, 2010.  Shortness of breath caused by the breakdown of alveoli that results from smoking  Alveoli are the tiny sacs inside the lung where the oxygen from the air enters the blood
  3. 3. HYPERINFLATION IN EMPHYSEMA
  4. 4. DENIAL  Emphysema is caused by lung infections, not only smoking  Air pollution and work hazards also contribute to the infection  Not all smokers get emphysema
  5. 5. THE PERCENTAGE OF EMPHYSEMA DEATHS IN MEN AND WOMEN 100% 90% 80% 70% 60% 50% Non-Smokers Smokers 40% 30% 20% 10% 0% Men Women Source: National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (2009). The Health Consequences of Smoking: A Report of the Surgeon General.
  6. 6. CONCLUSION

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