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The Resource Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, Graeme P. Currie, (electronic resource)

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, Graeme P. Currie, (electronic resource)

Label
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Title
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Statement of responsibility
Graeme P. Currie
Title variation
COPD
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is an all too too common lung condition - usually caused by cigarette smoking - which varies markedly in severity between individuals, and includes conditions previously known as chronic bronchitis and emphysema. It causes progressive symptoms such as breathlessness, wheezing, coughing, reduced exercise tolerance and frequent chest infections. COPD: The Facts is written for patients with COPD and their families, but it will also be of interest to health professionals. The book describes in detail how a diagnosis is made and what treatments patients a
Member of
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Currie, Graeme P
Dewey number
616.2/4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
The facts
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Lungs
Label
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, Graeme P. Currie, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
How the normal lungs work -- What is COPD? -- Making the diagnoisis of COPD -- Giving up smoking -- Managing COPD without drugs -- Managing COPD with drugs -- Inhaler devices -- Oxygen and COPD -- Episodes of worsening symptoms (exacerbations) -- Appendix 1. Glossary of drugs -- Appendix 2. Further information -- Index
Control code
ocn727645832
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (187 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191575884
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)727645832
Label
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, Graeme P. Currie, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
How the normal lungs work -- What is COPD? -- Making the diagnoisis of COPD -- Giving up smoking -- Managing COPD without drugs -- Managing COPD with drugs -- Inhaler devices -- Oxygen and COPD -- Episodes of worsening symptoms (exacerbations) -- Appendix 1. Glossary of drugs -- Appendix 2. Further information -- Index
Control code
ocn727645832
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (187 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191575884
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)727645832

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