A COPD Primer
by Ralph Panos, William Eschenbacher
Publisher: De Gruyter Open Ltd 2016
Number of pages: 412
COPD Primer is a practical overview of COPD management from recognition and diagnosis to end of life care. We describe the identification of airflow obstruction by spirometry and COPD s historical, physical examination, and radiographic findings, natural history, phenotypes, systemic manifestations, and psychosocial effects.
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Respiratory tract infection (RTI) is defined as any infectious disease of the respiratory tract. The common RTIs are the focus of this guideline: acute otitis media, acute cough, acute sore throat, acute rhinosinusitis and the common cold.
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Pulmonary arterial hypertension is a rare and progressive disease associated with increased pulmonary vascular resistance that, if unrelieved, progresses to right ventricular pressure overload, dysfunction, right heart failure, and premature death.
A low-literacy asthma management guide. The brochure provides parents of children with asthma with the information they need to improve their children's quality of life. It is filled with tips on managing asthma by developing a management plan.
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