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COPD LITERATURE (PRINTED)

Books and magazines regarding COPD, Emphysema and related diseases. 

Some are free and some are not

 

MAGAZINES AND JOURNALS



The Pulmonary Paper (EFFORTS Magazine)         6 Issues/year COPD Patient............  $15 - $35 
PO Box 877, Ormond Beach, FL 32175 Health Professional....  $40
1-800-950-3698     
http://www.pulmonarypaper.org/index.html
Professional Sponsor...$200  Patron...$350


COPD Digest (by the Alpha-1 Association)                4 Issues/year Free
PO Box 34107, Washington, DC 20043  
http://copddigest.org/subscribe.htm  


Second Wind Newsletter (PERF)                           12 Issues/year $20 Donation
PERF - Box 1133  
Lomita, California 90717-5133  
http://www.perf2ndwind.org/html/news/order_form.htm  


Respiratory News and Views                                  4 Issues/year Patients & Caregivers $20
172 East 4th St.
Suite 11-F
New York, NY 10009
All Others $30
[Make Checks payable to Respiratoty News and Views]
212-777-0486  A human will answer all queries during working hours six days a week ( and if no one is home, leave a message and we will return the call).  Thanks--John Leaman, Editor


Breathe Well  (Boehringer Ingelheim)                        4 Issues/year Free
PO Box 1164, West Caldwell, NJ 07007-9472  
1-800-273-8985  


Everything Respiratory                                           4 Issues/year $12.50
2591 B-3/4 Road, Grand Junction, CO 81503  
970-257-1866  
http://www.everythingrespiratory.com/contact_us.htm  


Breathing  
P.O. Box 210, Greens Farms, CT 06838-0210             4 Issues/year Free
http://breathingmagazine.com/subscription.aspx  
203-454-1333  


Exercise: A Guide from the National Institute on Aging Free publication. Or order the publication plus DVD or VHS Video for
NIAIC, Dept. W, P.O. Box 8057, Gaithersburg, MD 20898-8057 $7.00. Order via mail or via the web address.
1-800-222-2225  

Exercise: A Guide from the National Institute on Aging

 





BOOKS IN PRINT


 Adventures of an Oxy-phile

 Dr. Thomas L. Petty MD, 96 pages. Adventures of an oxygen user, with patient comments. Available as a free download from the author's Website.

 

Breathe Better, Live in Wellness

Jane Martin, RT. Winning your battle over shortness of breath.Available from Respiratory Recovery, PO Box 987, Ormond Beach, Fl. 32175 call 1-800-950-3698 of fax 386-673-7501 or online at http://www.pulmonarypaper.org/  $ 22.45

 

Breathin’ Easy Travel Guide

Jerry Gorby. Helpful articles and tips for travel with 02.Available from Respiratory Recovery, PO Box 987, Ormond Beach, Fl. 32175 call 1-800-950-3698 of fax 386-673-7501 or online at http://www.pulmonarypaper.org/  $28.50

 

The Chronic Bronchitis & Emphysema Handbook

Dr. Francois Haas and Dr. Sheila Sperber Haas. John Wiley & Son, Inc, New York, (2000). 336 pages, paperback. $15.95 plus $2.50 S&H plus State sales tax. Available by phone at 800-225-5945 ext 2497. 

 

The Comfort of Home for Chronic Lung Disease: A Guide for Caregivers
Maria M. Meyer, Paula Derr, RN, and Mary Gilmartin ,BSN, RRT, AE-C.  CareTrust Publications, LLC, Portland Oregon. Available via Amazon.com. used and new, $15.00 - $24.95 

 

COPD for Dummies

Kevin Fellnor, MD and Meg Schneider, Wiley Publishing, Inc. (2008), 338 pages, paperback, $19.99 (publisher), $13.59 (Amazon.com)

 

Coping With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Elaine Fantle Shimberg. New York: St. Martin’s Griffin (2003), 235 pages, paperback. $13.95. Available by phone at  1-888-330-8477  

 

Coping With Prednisone: It May Work Miracles, but How Do You Handle The Side Effects ?
Eugenia Zukerman & Julie R. Ingelfinger, M. D. St. Martin’s Press, New York (1997), 208 pages. $12.95 BY phone: 1-888-330-8477 

 

Courage and Information for Life With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Rick Carter, Ph. D., Brooke Nicotra, M.D., and Jo-Van Tucker, COPD patient. New Technology Publishing, Inc., Onset, Ma. (1999) 264 pages, $35 (includes shipping) 1- 888-706-COPD

 

Enjoying Life With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (Third Edition)

Dr. Thomas L. Petty & Louise M. Nett. Laennec Publishing, Fairfield, NJ, 199 pages, paperback. Order from Dr. Thomas L. Petty, 899 Logan St. Suite 203, Denver, CO 80203 Lberteau@aol.com Now $10, including shipping,   303-839-6755

 

From Both Ends of the Stethoscope

Thomas L. Petty, MD. Illustrated. 140 pages. Available for free download from the author's Websitte .

 

Frontline Advice For COPD Patients

Co-edited by James T. Good, Jr., MD and Thomas L. Petty, MD. Illustrated. 100 pages. Available for free download from the author's Websitte .

 

Huffin' n Puffin': Living With COPD

Leland Gordon Vogel (Lee). Infinity Publishing, Pennsylvania. $10.95 plus S&H  http://www.my-oh-my.com/

 

Life and Breath

Neil Schachter, M.D.  Broadway Books, div of Random House, 201 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10019.(2003). 336 pages $24.95 for hardback, $14.95 in paperback. 1-800-726-0600

 

The Quiet Killer: Emphysema/ Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

edited by Hannah L. Hendrik, Austin H. Kutscher, and the editors of the American Institute of Life-Threatening Illness & Loss. Scarecrow Press, Inc., Lanham. MD. (2002), 240 pages. $39.50,  1-800-462-6420

 

Shortness of Breath: A Guide to Better Living and Breathing  (Sixth Edition)

 Andrew L. Reis, M.D., et al. Mosby-Year Book, Inc., St. Louis, (1996). 114 pages $9.95 plus shipping  1-800-325-4155   

 

Smell The Rose- Blow out the Candle

Bill Probstfield (COPD patient). Support and tips on coping. Paperback, available at national bookstores $20.99

 

*special thanks to the Pulmonary Paper’s, Celeste Belyea and  Respiratory News and Views’  John Leaman for providing such great book information