Clinical Respiratory Medicine
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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SECTION I STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION
SECTION II PHYSIOLOGY
SECTION III HOST DEFENSES
SECTION IV TECHNIQUES AND INDICATIONS
SECTION V PRINCIPLES OF RESPIRATORY CARE
SECTION VI AN APPROACH TO RESPIRATORY SYMPTOMS
SECTION VII INFECTIOUS DISEASES
SECTION VIII ACQUIRED IMMUNODEFICIENCY SYNDROME AND THE LUNG
SECTION XIII PULMONARY MANIFESTATIONS OF SYSTEMIC CONDITIONS
SECTION XIV PULMONARY VASCULAR DISORDERS VASCULITIDES AND HEMORRHAGE
SECTION XV OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL LUNG DISEASE
SECTION XVI PLEURAL DISEASES
SECTION XVII ACUTE RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME
SECTION XVIII CHEST WALL DISORDERS
SECTION XIX SLEEPDISORDERED BREATHING
SECTION XX DRUGS AND THE LUNGS
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