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The Department of Respiratory Medicine provides diagnostic work-up and treats patients with all respiratory diseases. It also carries out research within the same field. The Department of Respiratory Medicine is a highly specialised department in respiratory diseases and allergology. The Department works closely with other departments at Odense University Hospital.
The Department provides education of specialists in respiratory medicine and educational programmes within respiratory diseases at the pre-graduate and postgraduate level for several fields of healthcare professionals (medicine, nursing, pharmacy, radiography). Medical students work under supervision from experienced staff members to complete their specialist education in compliance with national regulations.
The Department of Respiratory Medicine is divided into:
A Hospitaldaycare Clinic
A Telemedicine Unit
A Research Unit
A large Outpatient Clinic divided into interdisciplinary specialized teams:
Asthma and allergies (Team A)
Lung Cancer (Team C)
Interstitial lung disease (Team I)
COPD - Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (Team K)
Tuberculosis (Team TB)
Epidemiology, Prevention and Treatment of Asthma and Allergies
Risk factors for low lung function
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: Etiology, Treatment and Rehabilitation
Lung Cancer, Epidemiology and Etiology
Interstitial Lung Diseases: development of new diagnostic tools.
The Department currently has 2 PhD students, 1 postdoc, a few pregraduate research students and 4 research nurses, all GCP trained.
|Beds||A 16-bed ward|
|Annual outpatient visits||15.000|
|Annual overnight admissions||1.500|