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Whether you or a loved one has been diagnosed with COPD, the number and type of diagnosis and treatment options can be overwhelming. This invaluable resource offers the guidance and advice you need.
Written by a prominent physician and leader in patient support for this devastating lung disease, with commentary from an actual COPD patient, 100 Questions & Answers About Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease gives you authoritative, practical answers to your questions, including diagnosis, medical, surgical, and rehabilitative treatment options, how to work with your physician to improve your health and avoid hospitalisations, smoking cessation, psychological issues and much more.
- Concise, easy-to-read paperback book
- Provides both the patient's and the physician's perspective on COPD
- The question and answer format mimics an actual physician consultation
- Provides practical answers to questions about diagnosis, treatment options, care giving, quality of life, sources of support, and more
Table of Contents:
Part 1 What is COPD?
Part 2 COPD Complications and Associated Diseases
Part 3 Lung Function Monitoring
Part 4 Living with COPD
Part 5 Smoking and COPD
Part 6 Medical Treatment of COPD
Part 7 Oxygen Therapy for COPD
Part 8 Rehabilitation for COPD
Part 9 Surgical Treatment of COPD
Part 10 Nutritional Guidelines for People with COPD
"This easy to read book dealing with complex issues in COPD is a must read book for healthcare professionals dealing with patients with the disease. It's definitely a highly recommended book for patients and family, offering helpful guidance and advice they need with this disabling condition."Mihirkumar Gandhi, MD, William Beaumont Hospitals, Doody's Book Review Service, April 2006
"This is an excellent, well written, easy-to-understand book with a common sense approach to understanding COPD, smoking cessation, and other related lung diseases."Patricia A. Tietjen, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, New York Medical College, Chief, Pulmonary Medicine, Saint Vincent's Hospital, New York, NY
This is a Jones & Bartlett title, distributed throughout Europe by Class Health.
About the Author:
Campion E. Quinn, MD, MHA-President, Quinn & Associates Medical Consultants
Campion Quinn, MD, MHA is board certified in internal medicine, emergency medicine and geriatric medicine. He is an experienced physician executive with a master's degree in health care administration. He lives and works in Long Island, New York.