Thurlbeck's Chronic Airflow Obstruction
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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TESTS OF PULMONARY FUNCTION
CLASSIFICATION MORPHOLOGY AND ASSOCIATIONS
EMPHYSEMA ETIOLOGY PATHOGENESIS ANIMAL MODELS AND EPIDEMIOLOGY
EMPHYSEMA CLINICAL AND CLINICOPATHOLOGIC CORRELATIONS RADIOGRAPHIC ALTERATIONS LUNG REDUCTION SURGERY
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