COPD For Dummies

COPD For Dummies

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by Kevin Felner, Meg Schneider
     
 

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Make your home COPD friendly

Your reassuring guide to understanding and managing COPD and getting on with your life

Want to know more about COPD? This straightforward guide provides clear information about this progressive disease, explaining how to recognize the warning signs, get diagnosed, and choose the best treatment. You'll see how diet,

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Overview

Make your home COPD friendly

Your reassuring guide to understanding and managing COPD and getting on with your life

Want to know more about COPD? This straightforward guide provides clear information about this progressive disease, explaining how to recognize the warning signs, get diagnosed, and choose the best treatment. You'll see how diet, exercise, and medication affect your symptoms and make your life easier.

Discover how to:

  • Know your risk factors
  • Find the right doctors
  • Quit smoking, start exercising, and change your diet
  • Improve your overall health
  • Prepare for emergencies
  • Help loved ones with COPD

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470247570
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/05/2008
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
364
Sales rank:
262,057
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Kevin Felner, MD: Kevin Felner, MD, an assistant professorat New York University School of Medicine in New York City, is anexpert in pulmonary and critical care medicine. He served athree-year fellowship at New York University Medical Center inpulmonary/critical care medicine and has taught medical students inhis specialty (Department of Internal Medicine/Division ofPulmonary and Critical Care) since 2004. He has earned threeTeacher of the Year awards during his tenure at NYU, includingbeing named best teacher of the Division of Pulmonary and CriticalCare in 2005.
Before joining the NYU teaching staff, he taught at UT SouthwesternMedical School and Mount Sinai Medical School, where heparticipated in pilot programs introducing first- and second-yearmedical students to effective patient interaction.
His research on lung and respiratory illnesses has been presentedto the American Thoracic Society and published in journals such asthe International Journal of Surgical Pathology.

Meg Schneider: Meg Schneider is an award-winning writerwith more than two decades of experience in television, radio, andprint journalism and public relations. Meg has authored orcoauthored several books, including The Birth Order Effect forCouples (Fair Winds Press) and The Good-For-You Marriage(Adams Media). Her other book credits include two books for writersand one on casino gambling.
Meg’s journalism honors include awards from the IowaAssociated Press Managing Editors, Women in Communications, theMaryland-Delaware-D.C. Press Association, Gannett, the New YorkState Associated Press, and the William Randolph HearstFoundation.

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