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Managing COPD

  • Richard EK Russell
  • Paul A Ford
  • Peter J. Barnes
  • Sarah Russell

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-VIII
  2. Richard Russell, Paul Ford, Peter J. Barnes, Sarah Russell
    Pages 1-7
  3. Richard Russell, Paul Ford, Peter J. Barnes, Sarah Russell
    Pages 9-30
  4. Richard Russell, Paul Ford, Peter J Barnes, Sarah Russell
    Pages 31-42
  5. Richard Russell, Paul Ford, Peter J. Barnes, Sarah Russell
    Pages 43-57
  6. Richard Russell, Paul Ford, Peter J. Barnes, Sarah Russell
    Pages 59-76
  7. Richard Russell, Paul Ford, Peter J. Barnes, Sarah Russell
    Pages 77-92

About this book

Introduction

The book includes recommendations for COPD from published guidelines (eg, the GOLD, ATS, and NICE guidelines) and presents them in the context of relevant clinical treatment issues. This is an in-depth guide on the management of COPD, concentrating on the impact of COPD on a patient as well as how healthcare professionals can intervene and educate the patient at an early stage and thereby slow the onset of severe symptoms.

Keywords

Bronchodilator Chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder Lung Respiratory Thoracic

Authors and affiliations

  • Richard EK Russell
    • 1
  • Paul A Ford
    • 2
  • Peter J. Barnes
    • 3
  • Sarah Russell
    • 4
  1. 1.Imperial CollegeLondonUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.Imperial CollegeLondonUnited Kingdom
  3. 3.Imperial CollegeLondonUnited Kingdom
  4. 4.Hospice of St FrancisBerkhamstedUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-907673-52-8
  • Copyright Information Springer Healthcare 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer Healthcare, Tarporley
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-908517-69-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-907673-52-8
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