Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease by Steve Rennard, Bartolome Celli, Klaus Rabe

By Steve Rennard, Bartolome Celli, Klaus Rabe

The merely overseas scientific textbook for COPD – one of many best five factors of loss of life and incapacity all over the world

  • The simply COPD textbook to incorporate the most recent nationwide and foreign instructions and the more recent healing brokers in COPD remedy
  • International staff of members covers all elements of COPD – from body structure and epidemiology to analysis and remedy
  • Everything the busy health professional must comprehend, diagnose and deal with the COPD patient:

    - constitution and body structure of the respiration approach - medical concerns and allied stipulations - remedy (including present and constructing remedies) - Diagnostic checks utilized in day-by-day practice

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