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The Resource Gasping for air : how breathing is killing us and what we can do about it, Kevin Glynn, MD

Gasping for air : how breathing is killing us and what we can do about it, Kevin Glynn, MD

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Gasping for air : how breathing is killing us and what we can do about it
Title
Gasping for air
Title remainder
how breathing is killing us and what we can do about it
Statement of responsibility
Kevin Glynn, MD
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Nearly 40 million Americans are affected by breathing disorders and diseases. Gasping ForAir is the compelling story of the continuous conflict between our need to breathe and the environmental forces that oppose us
Writing style
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10599364
Cataloging source
DLC
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1936-
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Glynn, Kevin
Dewey number
616.2
Index
index present
LC call number
RC736
LC item number
.G59 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Respiratory organs
  • Respiratory organs
  • Respiratory organs
  • Respiratory organs
  • HEALTH & FITNESS / Diseases / Respiratory
  • HEALTH & FITNESS / Healthy Living
  • MEDICAL / Public Health
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how breathing is killing us and what we can do about it
Label
Gasping for air : how breathing is killing us and what we can do about it, Kevin Glynn, MD
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Worldwide plagues. The disease medicine never cured (tuberculosis) ; Captains of the men of death (bacterial pneumonia) ; They stacked caskets in the halls (influenza) ; The man in the iron lung (polio) ; Products of parasitic beings (fungal infections) ; Some like it hot (legionnaires' disease) ; The virus with no name (SARS, MERS) -- Part II. Killer air. Suffocating work (occupational diseases) ; Code red (fires and disasters) ; Cleopatra reincarnate (overdoses and toxins) ; Smoking beagles (tobacco smoking) ; Dad, and the werewolf (lung cancer) ; The lethal brown cloud (atmospheric pollution) -- Part III. Vulnerable breathing. Panting for air (asthma) ; Lungs that do not collapse (COPD) ; The great masquerader (pulmonary blood clots) ; Cells like elongated crescents (genetic breathing disorders) ; The pump and the bellows (the heart and the lungs) ; That sleep of death (sleep-disordered breathing) ; The first breaths (newborn respiratory distress) -- Part IV. Breathing defends. Around the world on oxygen (respiratory care) ; Thank you for my life (ventilators) -- Part V. Breathing adapts. I wouldn't want that for myself (ethical dilemmas) ; A science of uncertainty (closing)
Control code
1902663
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 270 pages
Isbn
9781442246232
Lccn
2016057285
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781442246232
  • (OCoLC)967195333
Label
Gasping for air : how breathing is killing us and what we can do about it, Kevin Glynn, MD
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Worldwide plagues. The disease medicine never cured (tuberculosis) ; Captains of the men of death (bacterial pneumonia) ; They stacked caskets in the halls (influenza) ; The man in the iron lung (polio) ; Products of parasitic beings (fungal infections) ; Some like it hot (legionnaires' disease) ; The virus with no name (SARS, MERS) -- Part II. Killer air. Suffocating work (occupational diseases) ; Code red (fires and disasters) ; Cleopatra reincarnate (overdoses and toxins) ; Smoking beagles (tobacco smoking) ; Dad, and the werewolf (lung cancer) ; The lethal brown cloud (atmospheric pollution) -- Part III. Vulnerable breathing. Panting for air (asthma) ; Lungs that do not collapse (COPD) ; The great masquerader (pulmonary blood clots) ; Cells like elongated crescents (genetic breathing disorders) ; The pump and the bellows (the heart and the lungs) ; That sleep of death (sleep-disordered breathing) ; The first breaths (newborn respiratory distress) -- Part IV. Breathing defends. Around the world on oxygen (respiratory care) ; Thank you for my life (ventilators) -- Part V. Breathing adapts. I wouldn't want that for myself (ethical dilemmas) ; A science of uncertainty (closing)
Control code
1902663
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 270 pages
Isbn
9781442246232
Lccn
2016057285
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781442246232
  • (OCoLC)967195333

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