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The chronic bronchitis and emphysema handbook

Author: François Haas; Sheila Sperber Haas
Publisher: New York : John Wiley, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. and expanded edView all editions and formats
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This revised edition on self-managing the diseases of chronic bronchitis and emphysema and how to lead a happy, healthy life has been updated to include chapters on alternative therapies, herbal treatments, and new surgical techniques.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: François Haas; Sheila Sperber Haas
ISBN: 047123995X 9780471239956
OCLC Number: 43555431
Description: xvi, 318 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: You and COPD : an introduction --
The respiratory system : what it is, how it works, and what goes wrong in COPD --
COPD : the damage, the symptoms, the progression --
Inherited emphysema : Alpha₁-antitrypsin deficiency --
Seeking help --
How do I know if I have COPD? --
COPD and ... --
Stop smoking! --
Bronchodilators --
The rest of the COPD drugs --
Complementary therapies for COPD : old treatments have new life --
Oxygen therapy --
Physical therapies for COPD --
Conquering the emotional and psychological consequences of COPD --
Daily living --
Work and play --
COPD and sex --
COPD and successful travel --
Surgical options --
The final phase --
Reflections : taking the measure.
Responsibility: François Haas, Sheila Sperber Haas ; with illustrations by Kenneth Axen.
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This revised edition on self-managing the diseases of chronic bronchitis and emphysema and how to lead a happy, healthy life has been updated to include chapters on alternative therapies, herbal treatments, and new surgical techniques.

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