Thurlbeck's Chronic Airflow Obstruction

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The late Dr. Thurlbeck wrote one of the leading texts on the history, diagnosis, and management of chronic airflow obstruction. This new tex t continues his tradition of excellence with a completely updated appr oach to the subject. First, Thurlbeck's Chronic Airflow Obstruction, 2 nd Edition discusses key terminology and classifications to provide a solid foundation for the topic. Then it guides the reader through the morphology, etiology, epidemiology, and pathophysiology of today's mos t common chronic airflow disorders. When appropriate, the latest manag ement options are outlined. And, an entire section describes the effec ts of chronic airflow obstruction on other organ systems.
 

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Contents

HISTORICAL CONSIDERATIONS
1
TESTS OF PULMONARY FUNCTION
9
CHRONIC BRONCHITIS
17
CLASSIFICATION MORPHOLOGY AND ASSOCIATIONS
85
EMPHYSEMA ETIOLOGY PATHOGENESIS ANIMAL MODELS AND EPIDEMIOLOGY
145
EMPHYSEMA CLINICAL AND CLINICOPATHOLOGIC CORRELATIONS RADIOGRAPHIC ALTERATIONS LUNG REDUCTION SURGERY
189
AIRFLOW OBSTRUCTION DUE TO DISEASE IN THE SMALL AIRWAYS
223
ASTHMA
255
BRONCHIECTASIS
291
DISEASES IN OTHER ORGANS
311
INDEX
325
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Wright, University of British Columbia.

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