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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which encompasses both chronic bronchitis and emphysema, is one of the most common respiratory conditions of adults in the developed world. Asthma and COPD: Basic Mechanisms and Clinical Management provides a unique, authoritative comparison of asthma and COPD. Written and edited by the world's leading experts, it is a comprehensive review of the most recent understanding of the basic mechanisms of both conditions, specifically comparing their etiology, pathogenesis, and treatments.
* Highlights distinguishing features between asthma and COPD
* Reviews benefits and limitations of current therapies
* Summarises key information in two-colour artwork
* Extensively referenced to primary literature
Subject: Allied Health & Medical -> Medical -> Pharmacology