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The third edition of the ABC of COPD PDF provides the entire multidisciplinary team across both primary and secondary care with an up-to-date, easy to read and accessible account of this common lung disorder. Thoroughly updated by experienced clinicians dealing with patients with COPD on a regular basis, it discusses the entire breadth of the condition from epidemiology, causes, diagnosis, treatment and end of life care.

This practical and highly visual guide contains new and extensively updated chapters on diagnosis, smoking cessation and interventional approaches as well as expanded content on non-pharmacological and pharmacological management taking into account the most recent national and international guidelines. It also explores practical issues relating to COPD in terms of pulmonary rehabilitation, oxygen use, air travel, and end of life care.

The ABC of COPD PDF is an authoritative and essential guide for specialist nurses, general practitioners, physiotherapists, junior doctors, frontline staff working in emergency departments, paramedics, physician associates and students of medicine and its allied disciplines.

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Description of ABC of COPD PDF 3rd Edition

COPD is a very common condition in every country and climate. COPD can be mild to deadly in its complications. This disease is common because of the growing use of natural resources that create gases harmful for the human lungs alongside the evil of active and passive smoking. COPD is a disease that must be looked on to as a serious threat to the society and this book will clearly perform its duty if you read it once. Download Now

The Author

abc-of-copd-pdf-3rd-editionGraeme P. Currie, Consultant Respiratory Physician at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, UK. Dr Currie graduated with MBChB in 1994 from the University of Glasgow, and was awarded a Diploma in Child Health in 1997 and MRCP (UK) in 1998. He subsequently spent 2 years in full time research which ended with the completion of an MD thesis entitled “Effects of pharmacotherapy on bronchial hyperresponsiveness and other surrogate inflammatory markers in asthmatic patients” which awarded by the University of Dundee in 2004. He has recently completed a diploma in postgraduate medical education. He was appointed to the post of consultant in respiratory and general medicine at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary and honorary senior lecturer with the University of Aberdeen in 2007. Dr Currie is the 2nd author on the British Thoracic Society Guidelines on respiratory aspects of fitness for diving

User Reviews

It is a good book covering all your needs about COPD. It is a simple but at the same time a detailed source of of information. The book is useful for everyone that is relevant to COPD including clinicians, physicians, and researchers.

Table of Contents

Listed Below are all the contents of the ABC of COPD PDF 3rd Edition Ebook.

  • Foreword
  • Chapter 1 Definition, epidemiology and risk factors
  • Chapter 2 Pathology and pathogenesis
  • Chapter 3 – Diagnosis
  • Chapter 4 Lung function tests
  • Chapter 5 Smoking cessation
  • Chapter 6 – Non-pharmacological management
  • Chapter 7 – Pharmacological management (I) Inhaled Treatment
  • Chapter 8 – Pharmacological management (II) Oral Treatment
  • Chapter 9 Drug delivery devices
  • Chapter 10 – Oxygen
  • Chapter 11 Surgical and interventional strategies
  • Chapter 12 – Exacerbations
  • Chapter 13 Ventilatory support
  • Chapter 14 – Primary care
  • Chapter 15 Death, dying and end of life issues
  • Chapter 16 Future treatments


Dimensions and Characters of ABC of COPD PDF 3rd Edition

  • 136 Pages
  • File Size: 2MBs
  • English Language
  • 5-Star Rating
  • ABC series

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