Respiratory Medicine is a diverse specialty of medicine encompassing the study of the lungs and airways, their anatomy, physiology, and disorders.

Pulmonology is the field of medicine that deals with diseases associated with the lung and respiratory tract. Physicians specialized in this field are called Pulmonologist.

Learning Outcomes Edit

This specialty has many learning outcomes and can be classified as follows:

Knowledge Edit

Basic Knowledge

Disorders of the upper airway

Disorders of the lower airway and pulmonary disease

Pleural Pathology

Chest wall cancer

Skills Edit

Proficient learning in this specialty will allow the student to achieve skills in the following areas:

History Taking


Analysis of Investigations


Therapeutic Interventions

Case Based Learning Edit

Respiratory Case 1