For those who live and breathe: a manual for patients with emphysema and chronic bronchitis
Describes the physiology of the lungs and discusses emphysema, chronic bronchitis, smoking, air pollution, medical and surgical treatment, therapy, daily living, and prospects for the future
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Chapter PaS I The Lungs
What is Emphysema?
What is Chronic Bronchitis?
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