Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: The Facts
Written for patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and their families, but also relevant for health professionals, this comprehensive, patient-centred guide describes in detail how a diagnosis is made and what treatments patients are likely to receive. Including clear diagrams and images to help explain the biology behind COPD, numerous case histories and patient perspectives, it provides practical and realistic help. This book discusses modern approaches to managing COPD (both with and without drugs) and contains answers to the most frequently asked questions, and advice on how to give up smoking. Using simple tips, diagrams and a glossary of medications, this book is suitable for all reading levels.