Clinical Respiratory Medicine

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Jan 1, 2008 - Medical - 1010 pages
This comprehensive clinical textbook examines all aspects of respiratory medicine. The editors take a practical approach to the diagnosis and management of patients with the full range of pulmonary disorders, making this your ideal source for reference in clinical practice. Fully revised, this essential volume includes new chapters on PET imaging, implications of genetic research, oxygen therapy, and rehabilitation. Now an Expert Consult title, it comes with access to the complete contents of the book online, including all of the book's images, downloadable for use in presentations.

Provides complete clinical coverage so you can Better manage and treat patients with pulmonary disease.
Uses templated, clinical chapters for consistent, concise, essential information.
Includes coverage that reflects the way you practice medicine today with critical information relevant to everyday practice.
Utilizes diagnostic algorithms to help you find critical information and at a glance.

Includes new chapters on PET imaging, implications of genetic research, oxygen therapy, and rehabilitation to keep you up to date.
Includes access to the complete contents of the book online, including all of the book's images, downloadable for use in presentations.
 

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Contents

SECTION I STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION
1
SECTION II PHYSIOLOGY
87
SECTION III HOST DEFENSES
165
SECTION IV TECHNIQUES AND INDICATIONS
177
SECTION V PRINCIPLES OF RESPIRATORY CARE
231
SECTION VI AN APPROACH TO RESPIRATORY SYMPTOMS
285
SECTION VII INFECTIOUS DISEASES
325
SECTION VIII ACQUIRED IMMUNODEFICIENCY SYNDROME AND THE LUNG
433
SECTION XIII PULMONARY MANIFESTATIONS OF SYSTEMIC CONDITIONS
713
SECTION XIV PULMONARY VASCULAR DISORDERS VASCULITIDES AND HEMORRHAGE
763
SECTION XV OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL LUNG DISEASE
809
SECTION XVI PLEURAL DISEASES
853
SECTION XVII ACUTE RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME
879
SECTION XVIII CHEST WALL DISORDERS
895
SECTION XIX SLEEPDISORDERED BREATHING
919
SECTION XX DRUGS AND THE LUNGS
939

SECTION IX AIRWAY DISEASES
471
SECTION X LUNG TUMORS
605
SECTION XI DISORDERS OF THE MEDIASTINUM
633
SECTION XII DIFFUSE LUNG DISEASES
647
SECTION XXI LUNG TRANSPLANTATION
955
Index
977
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