20 Common Problems in Respiratory Disorders
William J. Hueston
McGraw-Hill Medical Pub. Division, Jan 1, 2002 - Medical - 369 pages
This problem-oriented book provides comprehensive, coherent discussions of respiratory disorders most frequently encountered by, including important emerging diseases such as multi-drug resistant pneumonia. The problem and solution oriented approach of this text, provides specific diagnostic and management guidelines and algorithms throughout, assisting the clinician in making well-informed management decisions for their patients. Each chapter discusses when to refer the patient for specialist care and emerging concepts.
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COPD MANAGEMENT OF ACUTE
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