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Dr. Philip L. Schiffman

Pulmonologist

The ALS Association

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The ALS Association

4 Oxford Road Unit D1

Milford, Connecticut 06460

United States

Company Description

The ALS Association is the only national non-profit organization fighting Lou Gehrig's Disease on every front. By leading the way in global research, providing assistance for people with ALS through a nationwide network of chapters, coordinating multidisc ... more

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Employment History

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

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MD

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The ALS Association Greater New York Chapter

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Philip Schiffman, MD, FACP, FCCPPulmonologist


It essentially cuts off the body's ...

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It essentially cuts off the body's oxygen intake, and a wide range of triggers - from allergies to exercise - can cause a flare-up, said Dr. Philip Schiffman, a pulmonologist at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick.

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Schiffman said asthma causes the bronchial tubes in the lungs to become inflamed, and the muscles become constricted.
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"It's almost like the lungs are saying, 'I don't like this pollen, so I'm going to close myself off,'" said Schiffman.


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Philip L. Schiffman, MDClinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ

408 pp., 43 illus., 42 tables, 6 x 9 hardcover, 0-87993-628-2
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Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis has an expert team of American authors, and offers a level of medical approach that is not currently available to all patients with ALS. ...Belsh and Schiffman have created a concise, readable, but comprehensive account of ALS of immediate relevance to the practicing clinician.About 1 in 1000 adults will develop ALS, and if the correct diagnosis is to be made at a stage sufficiently early for effective management, it is a disease with which all physicians may wish to be more familiar."
--The Lancet

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