The COPD Solution

The COPD Solution

A Proven 10- Week Program for Living and Breathing Better With Chronic Lung Disease

Book - 2015
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"Although COPD is the third leading cause of death in the United States, few books provide a comprehensive approach to living with this condition. Now, with The COPD Solution, respiratory therapist and educator Dawn Lesley Fielding brings her twelve-week sustainable program--which has a 100 percent success rate in improving the health of her own patients--to the public. Fielding provides invaluable information on diagnosis, medical treatments, physical therapy, pulmonary rehab, and smoking cessation. Her plan gives readers tools to manage every aspect of living with COPD, including tips for communicating with doctors, symptom-tracking charts, nutrition guidelines, easy exercises, breathing and relaxation techniques, even information on intimacy. With up-to-date medical research about this disease and a practical program for managing it, The COPD Solution is a welcome resource for anyone suffering from chronic lung disease"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Boston, MA : Da Capo/Life Long, a member of the Perseus Books Group, 2015
Edition: First Da Capo Press edition
ISBN: 9780738218250
0738218251
Characteristics: x, 324 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

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Olivy
Apr 30, 2018

This is such a great book for anyone who has been diagnosed with or has a family member with COPD. Very easy to understand, the author offers up enough excellent information and presents it in a way that someone who comes in with little or a lot of understanding will feel it was written just for them.
Includes a description of what exactly COPD is (including asthma, bronchitis and emphysema), as well as the relevant details that you need to understand in order to properly manage this condition. Make sure to photocopy the tracking charts in the back as the author has done a very comprehensive job in putting everything you need into this book.

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