Publication Year: 2008
Authors/Editor: Voelkel, Norbert; MacNee, William
Publisher: People's Medical Publishing House
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 75
This clinical reference for practitioners offers a new and comprehensive look at chronic obstructive lung disease.
Global in scale and importance, chronic obstructive lung disease or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is an important cause of morbidity and mortality. Bringing together a roster of internationally renowned contributors from the front lines of pulmonary medicine and research, "Chronic Obstructive Lung Diseases" is aimed at practitioners in pulmonary medicine, pathology, thoracic radiology and epidemiology. Its focus is on the pathobiology of chronic obstructive pathology disease and emphysema and its exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and on treatment options.