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The comfort of home for chronic lung disease

a guide for caregivers

by Maria M. Meyer

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Published by CareTrust Publications LLC in Portland, OR .
Written in English


About the Edition

A complete guide for caregivers with everything you need to know to care for a person with chronic lung disease or COPD at home.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementMaria M Meyer and Paula Derr ; with Mary E. Gilmartin
ContributionsDerr, Paula, Gilmartin, Mary
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRA645.3 .M4936 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 346 p. :
Number of Pages346
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24385196M
ISBN 100978790316
ISBN 109780978790318
LC Control Number2010277536
OCLC/WorldCa144227486

1. Introduction. Chronic lung disease is a leading cause of mortality in many countries. Worldwide information generated by the Global Burden of Disease study (Murray and Lopez, ) indicates that COPD ranked sixth among the 30 leading causes of , it is projected to be the third leading cause of by: This guideline offers best practice advice on the identification and care of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It aims to define the symptoms, signs and investigations required to establish a diagnosis of COPD. It also aims to define the factors that are necessary to assess its severity, provide prognostic information and guide best management.

  It’s a simple question, so here’s a simple answer. As it stands today, there are more than 20 different varieties of chronic lung disease, affecting millions of individuals across the one of the most common medical conditions in the world, the disease is primarily caused from smoking, infections of the lungs and genetic make-up. Brevard Pulmonary Specialists Book Appointment Our pulmonary team addresses multiple debilitating conditions, including shortness of breath, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), bronchitis, emphysema, and interstitial lung disease.

Lung disease sufferers find comfort, reassurance in crisis Wignall suffers from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, a potentially severe . The pulmonary fibrosis herbal treatment focuses on 1) nurtures the lung structure and assists in new tissue generation, 2) dissolve lung scarring and fibrotic tissues, and 3) enhances the microcirculation and clears up mucus and inflammation in the bronchial tubes.


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