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COPD : your questions answered

Author: David M G Halpin
Publisher: Edinburgh ; New York : Churchill Livingstone, 2003.
Series: Your questions answered (Edinburgh, Scotland)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is one of the most common diseases in the developed world, and a major cause of morbidity and mortality. This book, by a respiratory specialist in a  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David M G Halpin
ISBN: 0443074380 9780443074387
OCLC Number: 52424640
Description: 147 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: Definitions and epidemiology --
Pathology and pathophysiology --
Diagnosis and prognosis --
Management guidelines for COPD --
Prevention of COPD --
Drug therapy --
Treating exacerbations of COPD --
Oxygen therapy and non-invasive ventilation --
Pulmonary rehabilitation and non-pharmacological management of COPD --
Surgical management of COPD --
New treatments --
Palliative care --
Practice organization --
Sources of further information.
Series Title: Your questions answered (Edinburgh, Scotland)
Responsibility: David M.G. Halpin.
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