Shortness of Breath, A Guide to Better Living and Breathing, 6th Edition

Shortness of Breath

6th Edition A Guide to Better Living and Breathing

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


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.