Shortness of Breath

6th Edition

A Guide to Better Living and Breathing


  • Andrew Ries
  • Patricia Bullock
  • William Larsen
  • Trina Limberg
  • Roseann Myers
  • Toni Pfister
  • Dawn Sassi-Dambron
  • Jamie Sheldon
    • Print ISBN 9780323010641

    Table of 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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    About the authors

    Patricia Bullock

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Clinical Specialist, Stoma Care, Hillingdon Health Authority, Hillingdon, UK

    William Larsen

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Medical Assistant Program Coordinator, National American University

    Jamie Sheldon

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA