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Contemporary Diagnosis and Management of COPD<sup>®</sup>
  • Code: COPD
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Contemporary Diagnosis and Management of COPD®

More than 16 million Americans are estimated to have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a condition that interferes with normal breathing and has become the fourth leading cause of death in the United States. This practice-based reference by two leading pulmonary experts provides clinicians with the latest, clinically relevant information about pathology and pathophysiology, management, and pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment options for COPD. Second edition; 244 pages.

Antonio Anzueto, MD

Antonio Anzueto, MD

Section Chief, Pulmonary/Critical Care
South Texas Veterans Health Care System and
Professor of Medicine
University of Texas Health Science Center
                    at San Antonio

Fernando J. Martinez, MD, MS

Fernando J. Martinez, MD, MS

Professor of Internal Medicine
Director, Pulmonary Function Laboratory
Medical Director, Lung Volume Reduction Program,
and Pulmonary Diagnostic Services
                    Director, Cough/Dyspnea Clinic
                    Associate Director, Bronchoscopy Service
                    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
                    University of Michigan Health System
                    Ann Arbor, Michigan

Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1: Definition and Classification of Severity
  • Chapter 2: Epidemiology, Risk Factors, and Natural History
  • Chapter 3: Pathology and Pathophysiology
  • Chapter 4: Assessment of Disease
  • Chapter 5: Reducing of Risk Factors
  • Chapter 6: Management of Stable COPD
  • Chapter 7: Nonpharmacologic Therapy
  • Chapter 8: Acute Exacerbations of COPD
  • Chapter 9: Quality of Life and Ethical Considerations
  • Index

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