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Title Clinical respiratory medicine / [edited by] Stephen G. Spiro, Gerard A. Silvestri, Alwar Agusti
Edition Fourth edition
Published Philadelphia, PA : Saunders, 2012
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Contents Macro and Micro Structure of the Lung -- Basic Aspects of Cellular and Molecular Biology -- Respiratory Mechanics -- Pulmonary Circulation -- Pulmonary Circulation -- Control of Ventilation and Respiratory Muscles -- Imaging Techniques -- Positron Emission Tomography Imaging -- Pulmonary Function Testing -- Exercise Testing -- Bronchoscopy -- Endobronchial and Endoesophageal Ultrasound Techniques -- Percutaneous Biopsy Procedures : Techniques and Indications -- Echocardiography in Respiratory Medicine -- Bronchodilators -- Antiinflammatory Drugs -- Drug-Induced and Iatrogenic Respiratory Diseases -- Cough -- Dyspnea -- Hemoptysis -- Chest Pain -- Pulmonary Host Defenses -- Approach to the Diagnosis of Pulmonary Infection -- Community-Acquired Pneumonia -- Viral Pneumonia -- Nonbacterial Infectious Pneumonia -- Nosocomial Respiratory Infections -- Pneumonia in the Non-HIV-Infected Immunocompromised Patient -- Pulmonary Infections in Patients with Human Immunodeficiency Virus Disease -- Noninfectious Conditions in Patients with Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection -- Tuberculosis and Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Infections -- Invasive Mechanical Ventilation -- Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation -- Airway Management in the Intensive Care Unit -- Hemodynamic Monitoring in Critical Illness -- Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome -- Upper Airway Disease : Rhinitis and Rhinosinusitis -- Asthma : Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, and Risk Factors -- Diagnosis and Management of Asthma in Adults -- Occupational Asthma
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease : Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, and Clinical Evaluation -- Treatment of the Stable Patient with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease -- Management of Exacerbations in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease -- Cystic Fibrosis -- Bronchiectasis -- Approach to Diagnosis of Diffuse Lung Disease -- Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis and Other Interstitial Lung Diseases -- Sarcoidosis -- Eosinophilic Lung Disease -- Organizing Pneumonia -- Silicosis and Coal Worker's Pneumoconiosis -- Asbestosis -- Connective Tissue Diseases -- Rare Diffuse Interstitial Lung Diseases -- Extrinsic Allergic Alveolitis -- Toxic Inhalational Lung Injury -- Pulmonary Embolism -- Pulmonary Hypertension -- Pulmonary Vasculitis and Hemorrhage -- Obstructive Sleep Apnea : Epidemiology, Risk Factors, and Pathophysiology -- Obstructive Sleep Apnea : Clinical Features, Diagnosis, and Treatment -- Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome -- Scoliosis and Kyphoscoliosis -- Diseases of the Thoracic Cage and Respiratory Muscles -- Lung Cancer : Epidemiology, Surgical Pathology, and Molecular Biology -- Lung Cancer : Clinical Evaluation and Staging -- Lung Cancer : Treatment -- Benign Lung Tumors -- Pleural Effusion, Empyema, and Pneumothorax -- Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma -- Disorders of the Mediastinum -- Chest Tube Insertion and Management -- Preoperative Pulmonary Evaluation -- Diagnostic Thoracic Surgical Procedures -- Lung Transplantation -- Pregnancy -- Pulmonary Complications of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation -- Hepatic and Biliary Disease -- Inflammatory Bowel Disease -- Air Pollution
Summary Clinical Respiratory Medicine provides practical guidance to help you more effectively diagnose and manage the full range of pulmonary disorders, including those seen in today's most challenging patient populations. In print and online, this medical reference book delivers the answers you need to ensure the best outcomes. Better manage and treat patients with pulmonary disease with complete clinical coverage of the critical information relevant to your everyday practice, presented in a templated, user-friendly format. Find critical information quickly with the help of diagnostic algorithms
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Respiratory organs -- Diseases.
Respiratory Tract Diseases.
Lung Diseases.
Form Electronic book
Author Spiro, Stephen G.
Silvestri, Gerard A.
Agustí, Alvar.
ISBN 1455723290 (electronic bk.)
9781455723294 (electronic bk.)