Managing COPD

  • Richard Russell
  • Paul Ford
  • Peter Barnes

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Richard Russell, Paul Ford, Peter Barnes
    Pages 1-6
  3. Richard Russell, Paul Ford, Peter Barnes
    Pages 7-28
  4. Richard Russell, Paul Ford, Peter Barnes
    Pages 31-42
  5. Richard Russell, Paul Ford, Peter Barnes
    Pages 43-56
  6. Richard Russell, Paul Ford, Peter Barnes
    Pages 57-74
  7. Richard Russell, Paul Ford, Peter Barnes
    Pages 75-90

About this book

Introduction

Managing COPD is an in-depth guide on the management of patients with COPD concentrating on the impact of COPD on a patient as well as how healthcare professionals can intervene and educate the patient at an early stage and thereby slow the onset of severe symptoms. This book has been designed to increase physician awareness of the pathological processes involved in the aetiology of COPD which underpins effective disease management.

Keywords

chronic disease management lung pulmonary smoking

Authors and affiliations

  • Richard Russell
    • 1
  • Paul Ford
    • 2
  • Peter Barnes
    • 3
  1. 1.Imperial College, London, UKLondonUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.Imperial College, London, UKLondonUnited Kingdom
  3. 3., Thoracic MedicineImperial College, London, UKLondonUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-908517-61-6
  • Copyright Information Springer Healthcare, a part of Springer Science+Business Media 2011
  • Publisher Name Springer Healthcare, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-85873-449-1
  • Online ISBN 978-1-908517-61-6
  • About this book
Industry Sectors
Biotechnology
Pharma