Shortness of Breath is a user-friendly patient handbook for those suffering from chronic lung disease. The authors successfully present a large amount of complex information in a manner that the average reader can understand. It gives invaluable information on dealing with the psychological as well as the physical impacts of lung disease including suggestions for exercise programmes, relaxation tips, travel precautions, diet, etc. Clever cartoons are used to illustrate key points and many topics are addressed in a question and answer format. This is a well-written book which conveys that the quality of life does not have to be severely hampered by lung disease.
- Limba : Engleza
- Cuprins : What are Shortness of Breath and Other Breathing Problems All About? The Lungs: How They Are Put Together and How They Work. COPD: What Does That Mean? Understanding Your Medications. Oxygen and Aerosols: What They Can Do For You? The Art of Better Breathing and Coughing. Day In, Day Out: Your Daily Activities. Cleaning Out Your Tubes: Bronchial Hygiene. Exercise to Better Health. Letting Go: Relaxation Techniques. You Are What You Eat. You Dont Have to Be Grounded. Smoking, Smog, and Other Bad Stuff. The Psychology of Better Breathing. When to Call Your Doctor and What to Do in an Emergency. Getting It All Together. You Dont Have to Do It Alone: Pulmonary Rehabilitation. Resources: Where to Go For Information. A Look to the Future.
- Data Publicarii : 25 Sep 2000
- Editie : 6 Rev ed
- Format : Paperback
- Numar pagini : 152
- ISBN : 9780323010641