Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and bronchial asthma are commonly seen respiratory diseases that severely influence a patient's health and quality of life. Throughout the centuries, Chinese medical doctors have recognized the importance of these diseases and have accumulated rich clinical experience and a wealth of practical information. Using holistic methods Chinese medicine is able to help restore normal function to respiratory system, inhibit inflammatory cells and mediators, decrease airway hyper-reactivity and pulmonary hypertension, improve pulmonary ventilation function and blood circulation, and adjust organic immunity. Our editorial board has refined and summarized the available literature on clinical diagnosis and treatment by referencing the clinical experience of doctors past and present and citing current research results. This book is an essential handbook for those treating COPD and bronchial asthma.
- Contributor: Liu Wei-sheng
- Imprint: People's Medical Publishing House
- ISBN13: 9787117091121
- Number of Pages: 425
- Format: Paperback
- Publisher: People's Medical Publishing House
- Release Date: 2007-10-30
- Series: Clinical Practice of Chinese Medicine
- Binding: Paperback / softback
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