Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Co-Morbidities and Systemic Consequences

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ISBN: 978-1-60761-672-6 (Print) 978-1-60761-673-3 (Online)
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Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

  2. Book Chapter

    Pages 1-13

    Mortality in COPD: The Role of Comorbidities

  3. Book Chapter

    Pages 15-30

    The Role of Systemic Inflammation in COPD

  4. Book Chapter

    Pages 31-45

    The Disablement Process in COPD

  5. Book Chapter

    Pages 47-59

    Cardiovascular Disease

  6. Book Chapter

    Pages 61-68

    Osteoporosis

  7. Book Chapter

    Pages 69-94

    Thoracic Malignancies

  8. Book Chapter

    Pages 95-118

    Anxiety and Depression

  9. Book Chapter

    Pages 119-136

    Cognitive Function

  10. Book Chapter

    Pages 137-159

    Skeletal Muscle Dysfunction

  11. Book Chapter

    Pages 161-170

    Inactivity

  12. Book Chapter

    Pages 171-192

    Body Composition Abnormalities

  13. Book Chapter

    Pages 193-210

    COPD, Comorbidity, and Disease-Specific Clinical Practice Guidelines

  14. Book Chapter

    Pages 211-252

    Pharmacologic Treatment Strategies

  15. Book Chapter

    Pages 253-266

    Pulmonary Rehabilitation: Targeting the Systemic Manifestations of COPD

  16. Book Chapter

    Pages 267-279

    Disease Management and Integrated Care

  17. Back Matter

    Pages 281-288