Clinical Respiratory Medicine E-Book

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Jul 30, 2012 - Medical - 1000 pages

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.
  • Thoroughly understand the needs and recognize co-morbidities of particular patient populations through entirely new chapters on lung structure, echocardiography, and obesity and its effects.
  • Access the latest research and advancements in lung cancer, benign tumors, and the importance of pulmonary physiology in understanding lung function and the disease processes that occur.
  • Watch and learn. Over 80 videos of practical procedures and interactive review questions are available online at www.expertconsult.com.
 

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Contents

2 Diagnostic Techniques
63
3 Respiratory Pharmacology
202
4 An Approach to Respiratory Symptoms
242
5 Infectious Diseases
275
6 Critical Care Respiratory Medicine
406
7 Airway Diseases
471
8 Parenchymal Lung Diseases
588
9 Pulmonary Vascular Disorders Vasculitides and Hemorrhage
690
11 Chest Wall Disorders
756
12 Lung Tumors
776
13 Disorders of the Pleura and Mediastinum
818
14 Thoracic Surgery
862
15 Special Clinical Conditions
904
Index
947
Instructions for online access
979
Copyright

10 SleepDisordered Breathing
731

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