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Save Your Breath, America!

Prevent Emphysema Now!

Introduction-Save Your Breath America!

What is COPD?

Emphysema

Early Detection

Treatment

Devices:
Metered Dose Inhaler (MDI)
Dry Powder Discus
Aerosolizer

New Developments

The Future

Additional Reading / Web Sites

The New Era / Sponsors

 
 
 


For Additional Reading:

Carter R, Nicotra B, Tucker JV: Courage and Information for Life With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. New Technology Publishing, Inc. Onset, MA, 1999, 264 p.

Good JT Jr, Petty TL: Frontline Advice for COPD Patients. Snowdrift Pulmonary Conference, 2002, 99 p.

Hodder R: Every Breath I Take. A Guide to Living with COPD. Stoddart Publishing Company, Limited. Park Centre, Toronto, Canada, 2001, 244 p.

Petty TL, Nett LM: Enjoying Life With COPD. Laennec Publishing, Cedar Grove, NJ, 3rd Edition, 1995, 199 p.

Web Sites to View:

American Association for Respiratory Care:
http://www.aarc.org/

Global Initiative for Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD)
http://www.goldcopd.com/

National Emphysema Prevention Program:
http://www.nepp.org/

National Lung Health Education Program:
http://www.nlhep.org/

Smoking Cessation site:
http://www.quitnet.com/
http://www.endsmoking.org/

U.S. COPD Coalition:
http://www.uscopd.com/

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