BOOP: You're the Boss, You Can Manage It, tells you how to manage bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia, or BOOP. You will learn the five vital steps to take charge:
- Learn everything you can about BOOP.
- Understand how the diagnosis is established.
- Know your treatment options.
- Monitor BOOP.
- Create a healing environment.
- Avaliable in English & German eBook
Dr. Epler demystifies an unusual inflammatory lung disease called bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia (BOOP) which is sometimes called cryptogenic organizing pneumonia (COP) or organizing pneumonia (OP), enabling individuals to take charge of their health. Harvard Medical School faculty member and pulmonary consultant to the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Dr. Epler shows how to apply five steps to manage BOOP. Using real-life examples, you will learn step one of learning everything you can about BOOP; step two of understanding the diagnostic process; step three of knowing the treatment options; step four of monitoring your BOOP; and step five of creating a healing environment. Armed with the information in this book, individuals can gain self-confidence by becoming active participants in treating and managing their BOOP. This five-step process is based on Dr. Epler’s observations visiting hospitals all over the world and finding that individuals who follow these five steps can successfully manage their BOOP.
Here’s what you’ll find inside:
- Five Steps to Take Charge of Your Lung Disease
- Let’s Learn about BOOP
- The Many Types and Causes of BOOP
- Diagnosis: A Series of Questions and Tests to Lead You There
- Treatment Options for BOOP
- Know the Good and the Bad About Prednisone
- Monitoring Your Symptoms Can Be Key to a Cure
- Create an Environment for Healing: Exercise Often, Eat Right, Sleep Well
- You Have Many Questions About BOOP: Here are Answers
The author, Gary R. Epler, M.D., has written the critically-acclaimed personalized health book, You’re the Boss: Manage Your Disease. He believes personalized health allows people to manage their health and disease. Dr. Epler is world-renowned for describing the lung disorder bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia (BOOP), which spurred international research and study. He has published books about occupational lung diseases, written more than 100 scientific articles, and presented some 350 lectures and seminars worldwide. He discovered a parasite in South America, chronicled the nutritional needs of North African children, and managed the tuberculosis refugee program in Southeast Asia. He is a frequent guest on radio and television. Active in his community, Dr. Epler has coached soccer, hockey, basketball, and baseball. He lives in the Boston area with his wife Joan and their two sons.
What are you waiting for? Order Dr. Epler’s book now and manage your BOOP!