Pulmonary Medicine is a three-year postgraduate degree program that focuses on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of lung and surrounding r problems such as upper airways, thoracic cavity, and chest wall. Graduate doctors gain in depth knowledges for respiratory diseases such as bronchodilators, asthma, pneumonia, tuberculosis, obstructive sleep apnea, emphysema, inhalers, and now, as per the current scenario, in depth research on COVID-19 pneumonia also included in curriculum.
The most polluted atmosphere and sedentary life style in which we live, urge for special care to the respiratory system of the human body. Because many lung and cardiac disorders have similar symptoms, pulmonologists frequently collaborate with cardiologists when diagnosing patients. They are also commonly seen in hospital settings. Patients who require life support or mechanical ventilation to breathe will have a pulmonologist managing that aspect of their treatment.