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By Graeme P. Currie

Overview

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary illness (COPD) is a innovative, principally irreversible lung characterized through airflow obstruction. even supposing cigarette smoking is the one most vital hazard consider its improvement, different institutions and danger components are concept to have expanding relevance during the world.

COPD is generally controlled in fundamental care, even though it is often under-diagnosed, and is likely one of the most typical health conditions necessitating admission to hospital.

Table of Contents

Foreword (Peter Barnes).

1. Definition, epidemiology and hazard elements (Graham S Devereux).

2. Pathology and pathogenesis (William MacNee).

3. prognosis (Graeme P. Currie and Mahendran Chetty).

4. Spirometry (David Bellamy).

5. Smoking cessation (John R. Britton).

6. Non-pharmacological administration (Graeme P. Currie and Graham Douglas).

7. Pharmacological administration (I) (Graeme P. Currie and Brian J Lipworth).

8. Pharmacological administration (II) (Graeme P. Currie and Brian J Lipworth).

9 Inhalers (Graeme P. Currie and Graham Douglas).

10. Oxygen (Graham Douglas and Graeme P. Currie).

11. Exacerbations (Graeme P. Currie and Wisia Wedzicha).

12. Ventilatory aid (Paul Plant and Graeme P. Currie).

13. COPD in fundamental care (Cathy Jackson).

14. demise, death and finish of lifestyles matters (Gordon Linklater).

15. destiny remedies (Peter Barnes).

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ABC of COPD (2nd Edition)

Overview

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary ailment (COPD) is a innovative, principally irreversible lung situation characterized through airflow obstruction. even though cigarette smoking is the only most vital danger think about its improvement, different institutions and chance elements are concept to have expanding relevance in the course of the world.

COPD is generally controlled in fundamental care, even though it is often under-diagnosed, and is without doubt one of the most typical health conditions necessitating admission to hospital.

Table of Contents

Foreword (Peter Barnes).

1. Definition, epidemiology and hazard components (Graham S Devereux).

2. Pathology and pathogenesis (William MacNee).

3. analysis (Graeme P. Currie and Mahendran Chetty).

4. Spirometry (David Bellamy).

5. Smoking cessation (John R. Britton).

6. Non-pharmacological administration (Graeme P. Currie and Graham Douglas).

7. Pharmacological administration (I) (Graeme P. Currie and Brian J Lipworth).

8. Pharmacological administration (II) (Graeme P. Currie and Brian J Lipworth).

9 Inhalers (Graeme P. Currie and Graham Douglas).

10. Oxygen (Graham Douglas and Graeme P. Currie).

11. Exacerbations (Graeme P. Currie and Wisia Wedzicha).

12. Ventilatory help (Paul Plant and Graeme P. Currie).

13. COPD in basic care (Cathy Jackson).

14. dying, death and finish of lifestyles concerns (Gordon Linklater).

15. destiny remedies (Peter Barnes).

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