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COPD for Dummies
     

COPD for Dummies

by M.D. and Meg Schneider Kevin Felner, Meg Schneider
 
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

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:
9781410412478
Publisher:
Gale Group
Publication date:
01/21/2009
Edition description:
Large Print Edition
Pages:
516
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

Kevin Felner, MD: Kevin Felner, MD, an assistant professor at New York University School of Medicine in New York City, is an expert in pulmonary and critical care medicine. He served a three-year fellowship at New York University Medical Center in pulmonary/critical care medicine and has taught medical students in his specialty (Department of Internal Medicine/Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care) since 2004. He has earned three Teacher of the Year awards during his tenure at NYU, including being named best teacher of the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care in 2005.
Before joining the NYU teaching staff, he taught at UT Southwestern Medical School and Mount Sinai Medical School, where he participated in pilot programs introducing first- and second-year medical students to effective patient interaction.
His research on lung and respiratory illnesses has been presented to the American Thoracic Society and published in journals such as the International Journal of Surgical Pathology.
Meg Schneider: Meg Schneider is an award-winning writer with more than two decades of experience in television, radio, and print journalism and public relations. Meg has authored or coauthored several books, including The Birth Order Effect for Couples (Fair Winds Press) and The Good-For-You Marriage (Adams Media). Her other book credits include two books for writers and one on casino gambling.
Meg’s journalism honors include awards from the Iowa Associated Press Managing Editors, Women in Communications, the Maryland-Delaware-D.C. Press Association, Gannett, the New York State Associated Press, and the William Randolph HearstFoundation.

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