Nutritional assessment and support of the stable COPD patient

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This reference reviews strategies used to assess, treat, and manage patients in each phase of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including the latest diagnostic modalities to identify and distinguish its components in the earlier stages. The 45 contributions discuss therapeutic approaches to enhance quality of life and modify the course of COPD, solutions to common surgical dilemmas, techniques to increase stability and facilitate rehabilitation in patient care, depression and anxiety in patients, pathophysiological factors contributing to dyspnea and exercise limitation, and pharmacotherapy. Edited by Similowski and Jean-Philippe Derenne (both of Groupe Hospitalier Pitié- Salpetrière), and William A. Whitelaw (pulmonary medicine, U. of Calgary). Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationClinical Management of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
EditorsT Similowski, JP Derenne, WA Whitelaw
Place of PublicationNew York [etc.]
PublisherMarcel Dekker Inc.
Number of pages1128
ISBN (Print)0824706102
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2002

Publication series

SeriesLung Biology in Health and Disease Series


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