Asthma and copd basic mechanisms and clinical management

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which encompasses both chronic bronchitis and emphysema, is one of the most common respiratory conditions of adults in the developed world. Asthma and COPD: Basic Mechanisms and Clinical Management provides a unique, authoritative comparison of asthma an...

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Other Authors: Barnes, Peter J., 1946-, ScienceDirect (Online service)
Format: Electronic
Language: English
Publication: London ; San Diego, CA : Academic Press, 2002..
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Summary: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which encompasses both chronic bronchitis and emphysema, is one of the most common respiratory conditions of adults in the developed world. Asthma and COPD: Basic Mechanisms and Clinical Management provides a unique, authoritative comparison of asthma and COPD. Written and edited by the world's leading experts, it is a comprehensive review of the most recent understanding of the basic mechanisms of both conditions, specifically comparing their etiology, pathogenesis, and treatments. * Highlights distinguishing features between asthma and COPD * Reviews benefits and limitations of current therapies * Summarises key information in two-colour artwork * Extensively referenced to primary literature.
Reproduction: Electronic reproduction. Amsterdam : Elsevier Science & Technology, 2007. Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Web browser. Title from title screen (viewed on Aug. 2, 2007). Access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions.
ISBN: 9780120790289
0120790289
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