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Clinicians' guide to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Author: Timothy Q Howes; David Bellamy, (Physician)
Publisher: London : Hodder Arnold ; New York : Distributed in the U.S.A. by Oxford University Press, 2005.
Series: Clinicians' guides.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Appropriate for the clinician managing COPD in either the primary or secondary care setting, Clinicians' Guide to COPD considers epidemiology, diagnosis and management, concentrating on how patients  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Q Howes; David Bellamy, (Physician)
ISBN: 9780340816950 0340816953
OCLC Number: 56652446
Description: xii, 132 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. - Introduction, definition and pathophysiology; 2. - Epidemiology of COPD; (a) - Natural history / (b) - Cigarette smoking; 3. - Diagnosis of COPD; (a) - History / (b) - Examination / (c) - Investigations; 4. - Disease prevention; (a) - Smoking / (b) - Flu vaccination / (c) - Pollution; 5. - Medical management; (a) - Pharmacological / (b) - Long term oxygen therapy / (c) - Ventilatory support / (d) - Rehabilitation / (e) - Lung volume reduction surgery; 6. - Education; 7. - COPD exacerbation; (a) Diagnosis and management / (b) Hospitalization and home care issues; 8. - Outcome measures; 9. - Primary and secondary care interface; 10. - Case histories
Series Title: Clinicians' guides.
Responsibility: Timothy Q. Howes ; with a contribution from David Bellamy.
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"Clinician's Guide to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease is well written...[it] provides a good, broad overview of COPD that many respiratory professions would find useful, especially if only a Read more...

 
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