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100 Questions  &  Answers About Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, or COPD, is a disabling and potentially fatal illness affecting more than 13 million people and is the fifth leading cause of death in the United States. Whether you or a loved one has been diagnosed with COPD, the number and type of diagnosis and treatment options can be overwhelming. This invaluable resource offers the guidance and advice you need. Written by a prominent physician and leader in patient support for this devastating lung disease, with comme…

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (5th) Fifth EditionChronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, or COPD, is a disabling and potentially fatal illness affecting more than 13 million people and is the fifth leading cause of death in the United States. Whether you or a loved one has been diagnosed with COPD, the number and type of diagnosis and treatment options can be overwhelming. This invaluable resource offers the guidance and advice you need. Written by a prominent physician and leader in patient support for this devastating lung disease, with comme…

Breathe: Living with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary DiseaseBREATHE is a memoir of sorts. It’s a compilation of personal diaries over a period of several years that contains invaluable insights into living with the effects of COPD. More importantly, it contains techniques and insights that helped one man live comfortably with the disease, overcoming aspects of it and learning to deal with other aspects. If you need to understand life with COPD, whether as one who has been diagnosed or as a caregiver, this is an invaluable glimpse into an often misunders…

Positive Options for Living with COPD: Self-Help and Treatment for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (Positive Options for Health)The diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) can be devastating. It’s important to note, though, that while COPD is debilitating, it is not a death sentence. With proper disease management, people with COPD can expect to live a full and happy life. While there are no magic pills or quick fixes, there are many things COPD sufferers can do to have more energy, less shortness of breath, and an overall better quality of life despite breathlessness or use of home oxygen. This compr…

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Dangers Of SmokingThe dominant cause of COPD is cigarette smoking. Nearly 90 percent of all who get COPD are or have been smoking for a long time. Spirometry is a study of lung volumes and how the lungs work. This is done to get a better idea about lung health. The most important measure to improve the prognosis is – quit smoking if you still smoke!In Sweden calculated up to 700, 000 people have COPD. Many people with COPD, smoking as well as non-smokers, are completely symptom-free and the symptoms easily conf…

Courage and Information for Life with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: The Handbook for Patients, Families and Care Givers Managing COPD, Emphysema, BronchitisA patient and medical professionals give support and guidance for health and quality of life for those living with COPD. Text with clear illustrations for consumers, explaining the disease and symptoms; and covering tips, information, and details of daily living with COPD. Chapters include a dialogue between physician and patient, frequently asked questions, you and your doctors, breathing and COPD, treatment, supplemental oxygen, smoking, sleep and sex, exercise and nutrition, severe disease an…

COPD Exercises: 10 Easy Exercises for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease PatientsYou must never let your sickness beat you. You may be suffering from something, but it does not have to be very obvious. Before you begin following even the most basic exercise routines that are fit for someone who is suffering from COPD or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, you have to give your full commitment to it. The routine needs to be done religiously, even on days when you feel like you are not up to the task. To help you with this burden, learn inside this book about the 10 easy ex…

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Multidisciplinary Approach, 1e (Clinics Collections), 1eClinics Collections: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease is the most current, comprehensive, and complete resource on the clinical management of COPD and related conditions. Clinics Collections: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease draws from Elsevier’s robust Clinics Review Articles database to provide multidisciplinary teams, including general practitioners, pulmonologists, sleep specialists, radiologists,and critical care nurses, with practical clinical advice and insights on this highl…

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: The BasicsChronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a preventable and treatable disease state characterized by a airflow limitation that is not fully reversible. The airflow limitation is usually progressive and is associated with an abnormal inflammatory response of the lungs to noxious particles or gases, primarily caused by cigarette smoking. Although COPD affects the lungs, it also produce significant systemic consequences….