Shortness of Breath: A Guide to Better Living and Breathing
Mosby, 1996 - Lungs - 114 pages
This extremely readable format provides COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) patients with essential information to minimize the restrictive aspects of their disorder, helping them to maximize daily living ability through exercise, diet, relaxation techniques, lifestyle precautions, proper drug regimes, and pulmonary rehabilitation.
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