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Title Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease [electronic resource] : (COPD) / edited by Onn Min Kon, Trevor T. Hansel, Peter J. Barnes.

Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2008.

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Description 1 online resource (xi, 114 pages) : illustrations.
Series Oxford respiratory medicine library
Oxford respiratory medicine library.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Contributors; Abbreviations; 1 Global burden and natural history of COPD; 2 Pathology and molecular features of COPD; 3 Clinical features, spirometry, and lung function; 4 Imaging in COPD; 5 Smoking cessation; 6 Chronic medical therapy and the GOLD guidelines; 7 Management of acute exacerbations including non-invasive and invasive ventilation; 8 Pulmonary rehabilitation; 9 Long-term, ambulatory, and short-burst oxygen therapy in COPD; 10 Lung volume reduction, bullectomy, and lung transplantation; 11 Palliative care and end-of-life issues; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; L; M; N.
Op; r; s; t; v; w; x.
Summary Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is growing in recognition as a major chronic disease and a key cause of acute medical admissions. It kills approximately 30,000 patients each year in England and Wales alone, and is set to be the third commonest cause of death by 2020 globally. This pocketbook is a concise companion for all health care professionals who come into contact with patients with COPD. It covers the full spectrum of COPD management ranging from smoking cessation to advanced COPD, bridging both the primary and secondary care aspects of treatment and discussing the latest adv.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Lungs -- Diseases, Obstructive.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Kon, Onn Min.
Hansel, T. T. (Trevor T.), 1956-
Barnes, Peter J., 1946-
Added Title COPD
Other Form: Print version: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2008 9780199549146 (DLC) 2009277706 (OCoLC)278425417
ISBN 9780191563553 (electronic bk.)
0191563552 (electronic bk.)