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Shortness of Breath

A Guide to Better Living and Breathing

For more than 25 years, SHORTNESS OF BREATH: A Guide to Better Living and Breathing has been a helpful tool for educating patients about chronic lung disease, specifically chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. This user-friendly book presents a wealth of pertinent information in a style the average reader can comprehend. SHORTNESS OF BREATH covers the psychological and physiological impacts of lung disease, offering suggestions on exercise programs, relaxation techniques, travel precautions, diet, and more.

Paperback, 152 Pages

Published: August 2000

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-01064-1

Contents

  • What are Shortness of Breath and Other Breathing Problems All About? The Lungs: How They Are
    Put Together and How They Work. COPD: What Does That Mean? Understanding Your Medications.
    Oxygen and Aerosols: What They Can Do For You? The Art of Better Breathing and Coughing. Day
    In, Day Out: Your Daily Activities. Cleaning Out Your Tubes: Bronchial Hygiene. Exercise to Better
    Health. Letting Go: Relaxation Techniques. You Are What You Eat. You Dont Have to Be Grounded.
    Smoking, Smog, and Other Bad Stuff. The Psychology of Better Breathing. When to Call Your Doctor
    and What to Do in an Emergency. Getting It All Together. You Dont Have to Do It Alone: Pulmonary
    Rehabilitation. Resources: Where to Go For Information. A Look to the Future.

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