The Chronic Bronchitis and Emphysema Handbook

The Chronic Bronchitis and Emphysema Handbook

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The Chronic Bronchitis and Emphysema Handbook by François Haas, Sheila Sperber Haas

"Dr. Francois Haas is an unusually gifted scientist and a compassionate human being."-HOWARD A. RUSK, M.D. Founder and Chairman, Rusk Institute

The bestselling guide for chronic bronchitis and emphysema sufferers-newly revised and expanded. For the millions of people diagnosed with chronic bronchitis and/or emphysema, this bestselling guide is now revised and expanded to offer the most up-to-date information available. From helping you understand your disease and its proper care to showing you how to restore vitality and satisfaction to your relationships, Dr. Francois Haas and Dr. Sheila Sperber Haas provide you with the facts and information needed to find the right treatment and take full advantage of it. Written in a clear and helpful style, The Chronic Bronchitis and Emphysema Handbook now includes current information on useful complementary approaches-including herbal therapy-plus effective exercises and the latest medical advances. You'll discover:
* How to find the right doctor for you and discuss your treatment options
* How to deal with HMOs and the companies that provide supplemental oxygen
* Which new surgical techniques are most promising
* How to manage stress and anxiety
* How to slow your disease and substantially improve your quality of life
* A variety of helpful resources accessible by phone or web
* The newsletters written by experts that will keep you up-to-date

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470306796
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publication date: 04/21/2008
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 439,054
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

FRANCOIS HAAS, Ph.D., directed the Pulmonary Function Lab of the New York University Medical Centers for 18 years and now heads the Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation research program. SHEILA SPERBER HAAS, Ph.D., is a psychologist, medical writer, and managing editor of the newsletter Complementary Medicine for the Physician. They live in New York City.

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Chronic Bronchitis and Emphysema Handbook 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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For someone who has suffered with Lung Disease and a single lung transplant as long as I have I thought I had all the answers. This book proved me wrong and I continue to learn from it. I recommend it to anyone who either suffers from or knows someone that suffers from lung disease.