Chronic Respiratory Diseases
Chronic respiratory disease (CRD) is an umbrella term to describe diseases that affect the lungs and airways. Common types include: asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD), cystic fibrosis, lung cancer and sleep apnea. Risk factors for CRDs include tobacco smoke, air pollution, occupational chemicals and dusts and childhood respiratory infections. This page contains documents and resources related to CRDs.