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Concise Handbook of Respiratory Diseases

Concise Handbook of Respiratory Diseases - 4th edition

ISBN13: 978-0838514931

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Publisher: Appleton & Lange
Published: 1997
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Concise Handbook of Respiratory Diseases - 4TH 97 edition

ISBN13: 978-0838514931

Sattar Farzan

ISBN13: 978-0838514931
ISBN10: 0838514936
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 97
Publisher: Appleton & Lange

Published: 1997
International: No
Summary

Reflecting recent advances in respiratory medicine and related technology, this fourth edition is an informative classroom reference and a practical guide for practitioners. Completely revised and expanded, this popular handbook delivers simple explanations of complex principles related to respiratory diseases in concise, easy-to-understand terms.

This edition includes a new chapter on postoperative respiratory complications, and separate chapters for ARDS and mechanical ventilation. In addition, expanded information on sleep study and exercise test has also been incorporated.

Table of Contents

SECTION I.

1. The Patient with Respiratory Disease.
2. Diagnostic Methods, Functional Assessment, and Monitoring.

SECTION II.

3. Acute Lower Respiratory Tract Infections.
4. Pulmonary Tuberculosis and Other Mycobacterial Lung Infection.
5. Fungus Infection of the Lung.
6. Infection with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).

SECTION III.

7. Diseases of the Upper Respiratory Tract: Upper Airway Obstruction.
8. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
9. Asthma.
10. Bronchiectasis.
11. Cystic Fibrosis.

SECTION IV.

12. Chronic Diffuse Infiltrative Disease.
13. Immunologic Disease of the Lung.
14. Sarcoidosis.

SECTION V.

15. Environmental Lung Disease.
16. Tobacco Smoking.

SECTION VI.

17. Pulmonary Aspiration.
18. Pulmonary Atelectasis.
19. Postoperative Pulmonary Complications.

SECTION VII.

20. Lung Cancer.

SECTION VIII.

21. Disorders of Pulmonary Circulation.

SECTION IX.

22. Diseases of Pleura.
23. Diseases of Thoracic Wall and Chest Trauma.

SECTION X.

24. Neuromuscular and CNS Disorders Affecting Respiration.
25. Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders.

SECTION XI.

26. Respiratory Failure.
27. Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS).
28. Mechanical Ventilation.
29. Neonatal Respiratory Distress Syndrome (RDS).


SECTION XII.
Appendix A. Certain Symbols and Abbreviations Used in Respiratory Medicine.
Appendix B. Predicted Normal Values for Pulmonary Function Tests.
Appendix C. Normal Values of Commonly Used Laboratory Tests.
Appendix D. Normal Compensatory Responses to Simple Acid-Base Disturbances.
Appendix E. Normal Hemodynamic Values in Recumbent Adults.
Appendix F. Alveolar Air Equation.
Appendix G. Calculation of Alveolar Ventilation.
Appendix H. Calculation of Physiologic Dead Space.
Appendix I. Venous-to-Arterial Shunt Equation.
Appendix J. Essential Pharmacology of Respiratory Diseases.

Glossary.
Index.

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