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ABC of Copd 2E (ABC Series)


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Contributors vii Foreword viii Peter J. Barnes 1 Definition Epidemiology and Risk Factors 1 Graham S. Devereux 2 Pathology and Pathogenesis 6 William MacNee 3 Diagnosis 12 Graeme P. Currie and Mahendran Chetty 4 Spirometry 17 David Bellamy 5 Smoking Cessation 22 John Britton 6 Non-pharmacological Management 26 Graeme P. Currie and Graham Douglas 7 Pharmacological Management (I) - Inhaled Treatment 32 Graeme P. Currie and Brian J. Lipworth 8 Pharmacological Management (II) - Oral Treatment 38 Graeme P. Currie and Brian J. Lipworth 9 Inhalers 43 Graeme P. Currie and Graham Douglas 10 Oxygen 49 Graham Douglas and Graeme P. Currie 11 Exacerbations 53 Graeme P. Currie and Jadwiga A. Wedzicha 12 Non-invasive Ventilation 59 Paul K. Plant and Graeme P. Currie 13 Primary Care 64 Cathy Jackson 14 Death Dying and End-of-Life Issues 68 Gordon Linklater 15 Future Treatments 72 Peter J. Barnes Index 77

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Graeme P. Currie is a Consultant Respiratory Physician at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary


"Extensively updated by experienced clinicians - including new chapters on spirometry, inhalers, oxygen, death, dying and end of life issues - this ABC is an authoritative and practical guide for general practitioners, practice nurses, specialist nurses, medical students, paramedical staff, junior doctors, non-specialist doctors and all other health professionals working in both primary and secondary care." (Clinical Laboratory International Magazine, 1 April 2011) "Of particular interest is helping general practitioners recognize and diagnose the disease at an earlier stage than is the general case now." (Reference and Research Book News, 1 April 2011)

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