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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and the older person

Edited by Beverley Tabernacle, Marie Honey and Annette Jinks

in Oxford Handbook of Nursing Older People

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199213283
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597956 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199213283.003.0015

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and the older person

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Introduction - Prevalence - Risk factors for COPD - Signs and symptoms of COPD - Diagnosis - Treatment - Other medications used in the treatment of COPD - What is an exacerbation? - Further considerations

Chapter.  3616 words. 

Subjects: Geriatric Medicine

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