Big increase in medical card parliamentary questions during 2014

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The number of written parliamentary questions (PQs) about medical cards in 2014 has already far exceeded the figure for 2013, this newspaper has learned. Over 1,000 queries have been directed to the HSE so far in 2014, according to figures provided to the Medical Independent (MI).

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BE, seen mostly in smokers, is characterized by damage to the alveolar walls, causing the formation of large air spaces. These giant bullae, (can grow up to 20cm in diameter) may be removed surgically to improve exercise capacity in certain patients.
Bullous Emphysema

BE, seen mostly in smokers, is characterized by damage to the alveolar walls, causing the formation of large air spaces. These giant bullae, (can grow up to 20cm in diameter) may be removed surgically to improve exercise capacity in certain patients.

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