Medical Management of Pulmonary Diseases (Hardback)
  • Medical Management of Pulmonary Diseases (Hardback)

Medical Management of Pulmonary Diseases (Hardback)

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Hardback 816 Pages / Published: 27/08/1999
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This handy, accessible single volume presents useful clinical information to expose the pathophysiology underlying major pulmonary diseases, and traces the steps of treatment, from establishing diagnosis to managing therapy.
Contains more than 400 summary tables, radiographs, pathology specimens, and other illustrations that encapsulate information and highlight key points!
A suggested reading list accompanies each chapter to facilitate further study!
Written by over 55 internationally recognized experts who provide personal experiences, observations, and review statements, and recommend action based on their expertise dealing with patients, Medical Management of Pulmonary Diseases
assesses new, efficient, cost-effective technologies for asthma and for the delivery of oxygen therapy
evaluates new directions in the diagnosis and treatment of cystic fibrosis, lung cancer, occupational lung diseases, and diffuse interstitial lung disease
describes the anatomy and physiology of the respiratory tract and includes examples of abnormalities drawn from common respiratory diseases
discusses standard therapies for most pulmonary disease patients as well as targeted management for specific cases
addresses common diagnostic and treatment dilemmas and suggests helpful algorithms for care
spotlights asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, sleep-disordered breathing, tuberculosis, and other conditions that warrant careful management
follows the progression of lung cancer from initial diagnosis through staging, and explores individualized therapy options
considers special environments that may contribute to respiratory symptoms
details the effect pregnancy and surgery have on pulmonary disease
and more!
Medical Management of Pulmonary Diseases serves as an excellent user-friendly guide ideal for primary care, internal medicine, and family practice physicians; pulmonologists and pulmonary disease specialists; clinical allergists; immunologists; respiratory therapists; thoracic surgeons; physiologists; and medical school students in these disciplines.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
ISBN: 9780824760021
Number of pages: 816
Weight: 1950 g
Dimensions: 279 x 216 x 44 mm

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