Part I: Every Breath You Take: The Who, What, and Why of COPD.
Chapter 1: Understanding COPD.
Chapter 2: How Your Lungs Work.
Chapter 3: COPD Risk Factors.
Part II: Catching Your Breath: Treating COPD.
Chapter 4: The Diagnosis and What It Means.
Chapter 5: The Emotional Impact of COPD.
Chapter 6: Building Your Healthcare Team.
Chapter 7: COPD Treatment Goals.
Chapter 8: Drug Treatments.
Chapter 9: Surgery and Alternative Treatments.
Part III: In the Next Breath: Managing Your Overall Health.
Chapter 10: The First, Best Thing You Can Do: Quit Smoking.
Chapter 11: Nutrition and Weight Management.
Chapter 12: Getting Motivated to Move.
Part IV: Breathing Easier: Living with COPD.
Chapter 13: A Day in Your Life with COPD.
Chapter 14: Making Your Home You-Friendly.
Chapter 15: Clearing the Air at Home.
Chapter 16: Preparing for Emergencies.
Chapter 17: Helping a Loved One with COPD.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 18: Ten Things to Avoid if You Have COPD.
Chapter 19: Ten Myths about COPD.
Chapter 20: Ten Strategies for Coping with COPD.
Chapter 21: Ten (Or So) Health Factors Linked with COPD.