Breathing in America: Diseases, Progress, and Hope
by Dean Schraufnagel
Publisher: American Thoracic Society 2010
Number of pages: 282
A book that explores the nature and causes of pulmonary, critical care and sleep disorders, their prevalence and burden, the benefits research has brought and the research challenges that remain. The book, which was supported by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, is written for educated laypersons.
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