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COPD, An Issue of Medical Clinics
     

COPD, An Issue of Medical Clinics

by Stephen I. Rennard, Bartolome R. Celli
 

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This issue of Medical Clinics of North America provides the latest essential updates on COPD.  The following topics are covered: pathobiological mechanisms; genes and the disease (alpha-l-antitrypsin); the environment, phenotype, and comorbidity; the role and potential of imaging; pulmonary function and its importance; exercise in testing and therapy;

Overview

This issue of Medical Clinics of North America provides the latest essential updates on COPD.  The following topics are covered: pathobiological mechanisms; genes and the disease (alpha-l-antitrypsin); the environment, phenotype, and comorbidity; the role and potential of imaging; pulmonary function and its importance; exercise in testing and therapy; patients’ perception and quality of life; exacerbations, causes, prevention, and treatment; an integrated approach to the medical treatment; meducal pneumoplasty, surgical resection, or lung transplant; and smoking cessation and environmental hygiene.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781455742936
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
07/18/2012
Series:
Clinics: Internal Medicine , #96
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
3 MB

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