Life and breath : respiratory disease in Canada : HP35-8/2007E-PDF

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This technical report presents data for the surveillance of common chronic respiratory diseases in Canada. It provides information on incidence and prevalence, hospitalizations, death, and health care costs. Chapters cover topics that include tobacco use, air quality, and lung transplants, as well as occupational respiratory disease, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, lung cancer, cystic fibrosis, respiratory distress syndrome, sleep apnea, and tuberculosis. Data categories include risk factors, diagnosis and treatment, and economic impacts.

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Publication information
Department/Agency Canada. Public Health Agency of Canada. Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control.
Title Life and breath : respiratory disease in Canada
Publication type Monograph
Language [English]
Other language editions [French]
Format Electronic
Electronic document
Other formats Paper-[English], CD-ROM-[English | French]
Publishing information Ottawa - Ontario : Public Health Agency of Canada. 2007.
Description 129p.glossary, graphs, references, tables
ISBN 978-0-662-47060-1
Catalogue number
  • HP35-8/2007E-PDF
Subject terms Respiratory diseases
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