The Breathing Disorders Sourcebook

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Lowell House, 1998 - Medical - 235 pages
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Breathing disorders are one of the most common problems bringing patients to doctors' offices. The causes are diverse, ranging from anxiety to specific diseases of the brain, heart, lungs, and nasal and throat passages. The Breathing Disorders Sourcebook is an extensive guide to the causes, symptoms, and treatments for different types of breathing disorders. It explores the normal mechanisms involved in the act of breathing as well as what can go wrong and describes what to expect during the medical evaluation.

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Adams (The Asthma Sourcebook, Lowell, 1995) has written a comprehensive guide to breathing disorders for the lay reader. He does not avoid medical terminology but uses contextual clues throughout to ... Read full review



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Francis V. Adams, M.D., is an AMA award-winning pulmonary specialist. He is assistant professor of clinical medicine at New York University and attending physician at Bellevue Hospital in New York. He is the author of The Asthma Sourcebook.

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