For more than 25 years, SHORTNESS OF BREATH: A Guide to Better Living and Breathing has been a helpful tool for educating patients about chronic lung disease, specifically chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. This user-friendly book presents a wealth of pertinent information in a style the average reader can comprehend. SHORTNESS OF BREATH covers the psychological and physiological impacts of lung disease, offering suggestions on exercise programs, relaxation techniques, travel precautions, diet, and more.
By Andrew L. Ries, MD, MPH; Patricia J. Bullock, RRT, RCP; Catherine A. Larsen, MPH; Trina M. Limberg, BS, RRT, RCP; Roseann Myers, RN, BSN; Toni Pfister, MS; Dawn E. Sassi-Dambron, RN, MSN; and Jamie B. Sheldon, PT, Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA
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