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Respiratory diseases and disorders sourcebook

Author: Allan R Cook; Peter D Dresser
Publisher: Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, 1995.
Series: Health reference series, v. 6.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

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Genre/Form: Popular Work
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Allan R Cook; Peter D Dresser
ISBN: 9780780800373 0780800370
OCLC Number: 939286162
Notes: "Basic information about respiratory diseases and disorders including asthma, cystic fibrosis, pneumonia, the common cold, influenza, and others, featuring facts about the respiratory system, statistical and demographic data, treatments, self-help management suggestions, and current research initiatives."
Description: xiii, 771 pages : illustrations.
Contents: Diagram of the Lungs --
Ch. 1. The Lungs --
Medicine for the Layman --
Ch. 2. Asthma --
Ch. 3. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) --
Ch. 4. Common Cold and Influenza --
Ch. 5. Cystic Fibrosis --
Ch. 6. Histoplasmosis --
Ch. 7. Pneumonia and Legionnaires' Disease --
Ch. 8. Pulmonary Disorders --
Ch. 9. Respiratory Distress Syndrome (RDS) --
Infants --
Ch. 10. Sarcoidosis --
Ch. 11. Breathing Disorders During Sleep --
Ch. 12. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and Apparent Life-Threatening Events (ALTE) --
Ch. 13. Tuberculosis --
Ch. 14. Work Related Disorders --
Ch. 15. Biological Agents --
Ch. 16. Ozone Air Pollution --
Ch. 17. Benefits and Concerns with the Use of Humidifiers --
Ch. 18. Environmental Tobacco Smoke --
Ch. 19. Health Benefits of Smoking Cessation: Report of the Surgeon General, 1990 --
Ch. 20. Clearing the Air: How to Quit Smoking and Quit for Keeps --
Ch. 21. I Mind Very Much If You Smoke --
Ch. 22. Respiratory Problems in Minorities --
Ch. 23. Research Highlights --
Ch. 24. New Drugs, Treatments, and Problems --
Ch. 25. Single and Double Lung Transplantation --
Ch. 26. Glossary of Medical Terms.
Series Title: Health reference series, v. 6.
Responsibility: edited by Allan R. Cook and Peter D. Dresser.


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