eBook COPD, 1st Edition

  • Series Name: Diseases & Disorders Series
  • Melissa Abramovitz
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  • ISBN-10: 1420512404
  • ISBN-13: 9781420512403
  • DDC: 616.2
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 10th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released January 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015
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Overview

This title in Lucent's Diseases And Disorders Series focus on COPD and details how it is the third leading cause of death in the United States. It is often a disease of shame and blame since it more often than not caused by smoking. COPD is often under-diagnosed and under-treated. The book goes on to detail how the disease impacts the patient, the care givers, what treatment options are available, and what future holds for people afflicted with COPD.

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Series

Diseases & Disorders Series

The DISEASES & DISORDERS series offers young readers and researchers a means of understanding ailments and their ramifications. Clear, careful explanations offer insight into what these conditions are, what causes them, how people live with them, and the latest information about treatment and prevention. All volumes include primary and secondary source quotations, annotated bibliographies and lists of organizations to contact for additional information.

Features and Benefits

  • All volumes in the series include primary and secondary quotations, annotated bibliographies, detailed indexes, and lists of organizations to contact for additional information.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Foreword: “The Most Difficult Puzzles Ever Devised”.
Introduction: Shame and Blame.
1: What Is COPD?.
2: What Causes COPD?.
3: COPD Treatment.
4: Living with COPD.
5: The Future.
Notes.
Glossary.
Organizations to Contact.
For More Information.
Index.
Picture Credits.
About the Author.