Thurlbeck's Chronic Airflow Obstruction

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William M. Thurlbeck, Joanne L. Wright
B.C. Decker, 1999 - Medical - 332 pages
The late Dr. Thurlbeck wrote one of the leading texts on the history, diagnosis, and management of chronic airflow obstruction. This new tex t continues his tradition of excellence with a completely updated appr oach to the subject. First, Thurlbeck's Chronic Airflow Obstruction, 2 nd Edition discusses key terminology and classifications to provide a solid foundation for the topic. Then it guides the reader through the morphology, etiology, epidemiology, and pathophysiology of today's mos t common chronic airflow disorders. When appropriate, the latest manag ement options are outlined. And, an entire section describes the effec ts of chronic airflow obstruction on other organ systems.

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Wright, University of British Columbia.

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